This lecture will dive into the world of jazz. Barker will discuss the four elements of music and what they mean, what distinguishes jazz from other types of music, and introduce some listening techniques. You will be able to hear live demonstrations throughout the lecture. Film and audio will also be available for viewing and […]
This 80-minute concert features original Latin jazz music ranging from energetic sambas to sizzling mambos, cha-cha-chas, and salsa tunes to mellow Brazilian Bossa novas.
DVAA welcomes Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist/composer, Kevin Hays, for a second night, performing with his collective trio, at the Tusten Theatre on Saturday, July 9th, at 7:30 PM. Internationally recognized as one of the most original and compelling musicians of his generation, Kevin Hays’ many recordings have received critical acclaim from The New York Times, Downbeat […]
DVAA is thrilled to welcome Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist/composer, Kevin Hays, performing solo at the Tusten Theatre on Friday, July 8th, at 7:30 PM. Internationally recognized as one of the most original and compelling musicians of his generation, Kevin’s many recordings have received critical acclaim from The New York Times, Downbeat Magazine, Jazz Times, and the […]
Join us on Saturday, April 30, at 2 pm with master percussionist, composer, and jazz professor Thurman Barker. He returns back to DVAA with his trio to amaze audiences with an afternoon filled with music, melody, and improvisation. Salon Series events are free and open to the public. Donations are welcome!