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Jeff Freling and Erin McGrane of award-winning "Victor & Penny" offer a highly entertaining, living musical history lesson as they delve into a topic close to their hearts: the roots and evolution of Kansas City Jazz from Euday Bowman's 1913 composition, "12th Stret Rag" to Charlie Parker's classic 1946 "Yardbird Suite". Experience how the face of popular music changed in the first half of the 20th Century.
In a 75-minute live concert and presentation, Jeff and Erin bring to life the birth of Kansas City Jazz sound and the elements that make this music so compelling. The duo will transport you to Kansas City during the great depression, to hear how jazz cut its teeth in this rich culture a its early innovators began to change the sound of the art form. A must attend for fans of music and history alike!
This event will take place at the Fayetteville Public Library, located at 401 W. Mountain Street in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Register at https://www.faylib.org/events/ musical-time-capsule- evolution-kansas-city-jazz. The event is free to the public and will begin at 6 p.m. and is scheduled to end at 9 p.m.