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Jazz and Everyday Aesthetics

Event date Event time Event location
17/11/2016 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street, London

Jazz and Everyday Aesthetics is an AHRC-funded research network involving colleagues from Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, University of Liverpool, University of Edinburgh, University of Amsterdam, University of Plymouth and the British Library. The first event for the project is taking place at the Regent Street Cinema in London on Thursday 17 November, 2-5:30pm as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival http://www.efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk

The keynote address is by Professor Mark Smith from the University of South Carolina (2-3pm) entitled "Learning to Listen: Lessons from the American Past", followed by a performance by the Mike Fletcher Trio (3-4pm), and the project launch (4-5:30pm).

The Mike Fletcher Trio brings together composer and multi-reedist Mike Fletcher on saxes and flutes, bassist Olie Brice (Paul Dunmall, Tony Malaby, Ken Vandermark) and renowned US drummer Jeff Williams (Stan Getz, Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano).

Additional events are due to follow on 17th November (London), 11th May 2017 (Edinburgh), 2nd September (Amsterdam) and May 2018 (Cheltenham).

For more information on this no-booking needed event please visit the website. For details regarding the venue and access please telephone 0207 911 5050, see the Regent Street Cinema webpage or email Karen Foster KFoster2@westminster.ac.uk.

Questions regarding the Event Series and program may be directed to Nicholas.Gebhardt@bcu.ac.uk.

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