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The Incredible Journey of Jazz

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Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 East Main St

April 20, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Jazz, Family Friendly. This “living experience of jazz” is a “foot-tapping, heart-flooding, laugh-inducing” educational and fun evening exploring the classic genre’s rhythm, melody and history. The PDX Jazz Festival’s performance recounts America’s original musical art form as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with some of the region’s outstanding musicians. Explore the story of Jazz from its beginnings in Africa, development in America and impact on our past and present. Along the journey gain a deeper understanding of Jazz’s ability to weave global cultures together—and excite audiences of all ages. 60 minute program