When: Thu., July 29, 6:30 p.m.
For over half a century, Mary Lou Williams tirelessly persisted as a talented Black woman in the male-dominated field of jazz. Music director Chris Pattishall leads this uplifting tribute to the fearless mother of jazz. Join Dr. Leslie Kernodle, current president of the Society for American Music and Mary Lou Williams scholar, for a pre-concert talk. This event is part of the BLACK ROOTS SUMMER series. Also in the series: Mwenso & the Shakes: Love Will Be the Only Weapon [July 23, 24 at 6:30pm] and The Sound of (Black) Music [July 30,31 at 6:30pm].
Price: $45 - $90