Time: October 26, 2012 to October 28, 2012
Location: Nichols Hall
Street: 1490 Chicago Avenue
City/Town: Evanston, Illinois
Event Type: celebration, festival, live, music, film, panel, discussion
Organized By: David Breyer
Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2012
"The Billy Strayhorn Festival
October 26-28, 2012 Nichols Hall,
1490 Chicago Avenue
The schedule is:
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.
Screening of Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life, an updated version
of the award- winning PBS documentary by filmmaker Robert Levi.
Panel Discussion on the artistic and cultural significance of Billy Strayhorn.
Victor Goines, Director of Jazz Studies, Northwestern University
David Hadju, author and Strayhorn biographer
Robert Levi, film maker, Strayhorn documentarian
Terell Stafford, musician and educator
Richard Steele, host and contributor for WBEZ
Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.
Terell Stafford Sextet featuring selections from his CD - This Side of Strayhorn.
Terrell Stafford, trumpet
Tim Warfield, tenor saxophone
Bruce Barth, piano
Peter Washington, bass
Dana Hall, drums
Sunday, October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
Performance by Music Institute of Chicago Jazz Faculty.
With special guests Victor Goines, clarinet and Tammy McCann
Northwestern University Jazz Ensemble." on Billy Stray