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Jazz Talk: Dr. Julian Priester w/ D’Vonne Lewis, Johnaye Kendrick Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 7 – 9 p.m.
Jazz Talk: Dr. Julian Priester w/ D’Vonne Lewis, Johnaye Kendrick
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 1 - Microsoft Auditorium
AudienceChildren, Teens, Adults, ESL, LEAP
LanguageEnglish
SummaryA free jazz talk led by local jazz legends in conjunction with the 8th floor gallery exhibit "Rhythm of Colors."
DescriptionHow did Seattle get to be such a legendary jazz town? Find out with jazz impresario Dr Julian Priester and famed drummer D’Vonne Lewis and celebrated songstress Johnaye Kendrick. The evening will begin with live music from Priester, Lewis, and Kendrick and then unfold into lively conversations about jazz from the 1950s to the present, with an opening by poet, writer and jazz historian Nashira Priester. It’ll be a night not-to-be missed and attendees are encouraged to tour the exhibit Rhythm in Colors in our 8th floor gallery before the talk. Doors open at 6:30pm.

Learn more about the local jazz legends who will be performing at this program.

This program is presented in partnership with Earshot Jazz and the Northwest African American Museum.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
Recorded for PodcastThis event will be recorded for future podcast.
Contact Info*Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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