The Such Sweet Thunder Continuum Conference
In this virtual conference, senior scholars and graduate students present research on Such Sweet Thunder and related topics. Participants include NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis, David Hajdu, professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and author of Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn, Patricia Akhimie, Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark and author of Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference: Race and Conduct in the Early Modern World (Routledge 2018), David Berger, composer, arranger, conductor, and Ellington authority, and Jack Chambers, Professor of Linguistics at the University of Toronto and author of Milestones: The Music and Times of Miles Davis and Sweet Thunder: Duke Ellington’s Music in Nine Themes.
This event is free and open to everyone but a registration is required. To register for this event, please CLICK HERE.
Please note that this event will be virtual. A link will be sent to the email address that you use to register a few days before the event.
For more information about the Such Sweet Thunder Event series, Please visit The Such Sweet Thunder Website.
Center for Jazz Studies