There will be “A History of New Orleans Jazz” lecture, book signing and reception tonight, Tuesday February 24, 2009 from 7 to 9 PM in the Bernath Auditorium at the Wayne State University Undergraduate Library. The event is presented by WSU’s Department of Africana Studies and co-sponsored by WSU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the University Library System.
Author/musician Larry Gabriel and internationally renowned jazz musician Charlie Gabriel and his band will be featured at the musical presentation and discussion. A book signing for “Daddy Plays Old-Time New Orleans Jazz” by Larry Gabriel will follow in the Community Room on the third floor in the library. Refreshments will be served.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, read the blog article.