1959: the year that changed Jazz

A course for both beginners and experienced jazz fans – we will explore the origins and development of The Blues and Jazz, with a particular focus on 1959 when some of the most essential albums in the genre were recorded, including:

A Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
Time Out by the Dave Brubeck Quartet
Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
Giant Steps by John Coltrane
The Shape of Jazz to Come by Ornette Coleman


Course Details

This course is running from 13 November 2019 until 18 December 2019.
The next session is on 20/11/2019 10:00 am

  • Tutor: Ben England
  • Venue: Friends Meeting House
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  • Course fee: £60 - Fee may be waived for those on benefits