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IP103 (in house) Legendary Performers

Friday, January 21, 2022, 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Halpern Room

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6 new lectures in the Legendary Performers series hosted by Neil Ritchie. The lectures celebrate acclaimed 7 individuals who have made lasting contributions in the fields of jazz, movie musicals, parades, , pop, classical piano and Broadway. (Instructing in house) (See full description below.)

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Minimum to run this class is 12 people.
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Course will convert to on Zoom if restrictions do not lift.
Instructor: Neil Ritchie

Jan 21. Carmen McRae.  A distinctive jazz vocalist who relishes the drama of every lyric she sings.

Jan 28. Michael Kidd.  A classical dancer who choreographed 2 classic musicals "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" and "The Band Wagon", starred in a comedy movie and directed a tv special for Michael Baryshnikov.

Feb 4  New Orleans Street Music. Band music is prominent in New Orleans life to this day and is featured in the moving documentary "The Whole Gritty City.

Feb 11 Oscar Peterson/George Shearing.    Two distinctive jazz pianists whose playing became accessible to an audience outside the jazz world.

Feb 18 Glenn Gould.  The Canadian classical pianist was celebrated for his virtuosity and unique approach to  a traditional type of music presentation.

Feb 25. Harold Arlen.  Famous for writing the score for the movie classic "The Wizard of Oz", his songs were favourites of singers like Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Lena Horne.


Note: If you don't have access to the Zoom application on a computer, tablet or smart phone, Zoom presentations are also available by dialing in using a landline or cellphone. On the day and time of the course, call 778-907-2071 (within Metro Vancouver) and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode that were given after registering for the course. If you live outside of metro Vancouver, please look up the local phone number for your locationat (The calls are muted when you join the meeting, to unmute yourself, please press *6 - as per instructions on the phone). 

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