[jja-announce] Jazz -- from Afar -- Matters, Tuesday, Feb 27

Howard Mandel jazzmandel at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 23 14:22:30 EST 2007

Authorities on music now in China, France and Russia discuss "Jazz  
 From Afar" for the first of four spring "Jazz Matters" public panels  
produced by the Jazz Journalists Association at the New School Jazz  
fifth floor performance space, 55 W. 13th St., New York City, on  
Tuesday, February 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free of charge.

JazzRu web publisher, editor-writer and broadcaster Cyril Moshkow, a  
native of Moscow, Russia on his way home from his annual visit to the  
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho, willjoin Emmanuel  
Morlet, jazz programs director for the French Embassy in the U.S>,  
and Baruch College professor of journalism/Milt Hinton Concert Series  
director/composer-arranger-pianist Eugene Marlow, currently writing a  
book with new research from his China tour of last fall, to take up  
themes related to the  historic dissemination, distinctive  
developments, and practical circumstances of indegenous artists and  
scenes in three highly diverse and dynamic nations. Howard Mandel,  
president of the Jazz Journalists Association, will moderate. This  
Jazz Matters will be the first of a proposed series to be videotaped  
for eventual New School webcast.

For further information, contact Howard Mandel, hman at jazzhouse.org,  
212 533 9495

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