Classes + Programs
PASS - Jazz – America’s Music
- April 20th, 2017
- Thursday, 10:00 a.m.
- Phone Number:
It is happy, “makes you feel good” music that emphasizes improvisation.
The Dixie Daredevils, a Central Illinois jazz ensemble, play traditional jazz often called Dixieland Jazz. It is happy, “makes you feel good” music that emphasizes improvisation. They will acquaint the audience with the “sight and sound” of the various instruments, demonstrate improvisation, and historically tell of the great influence of the African-American culture on the development of traditional jazz.
Members are: John Sluzalis, drums; Harlan Geiser, trombone; Perry Rask, reeds; Terry Brennan, piano; John Miller, bass; Tom Gleason, trumpet; Charlie Stokes, trombone
Recommended Grades – 3rd - 4th
Approximate length: 60 minutes
Location: Kirkland Fine Arts Center
Presented by Dixie Daredevils and the Symphony Orchestra Guild of Decatur
A part of the DAAC Performing Arts Series for Students (PASS) designed to open doors to learning through the performing arts. Seven high quality shows have been chosen with your students in mind. Please reserve seats for the program(s) that best suit the needs of your class. Remember, the learning continues in the classroom long after the performance is over.
For more information:
- Visit the PASS webpage
- Download the brochure below
Thank you to PASS sponsors:
- Decatur Area Arts Council
- Amherst Hardy Foundation
- John Ullrich Foundation Trust
- Tate & Lyle North America, Inc.
- Homefield Energy/Dynegy Energy Services
- Kirkland Fine Arts Center
- Illinois Arts Council Agency
Fee: Free Nonmember: Free
- 2016-17 PASS Brochure (1.1MB)
CLASSES & PROGRAMS
You can join the Knit Nite group on a drop-in basis ($3.00 per visit) or…
Painted Chinese Lanterns Paper Kokeshi Dolls Jazz Mixed Media Painting Watercolor Flowers Peacock Painting 3-D…
Get ready for spring and learn how to paint these easy yet beautiful watercolor flowers!…