Tuxedo Junction: Alabama's Contribution to American Jazz
The story of how Birmingham became a hub of jazz music and the influence of Tuxedo Junction on African American culture.
OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Tuxedo Junction: Alabama’s Contribution to American Jazz with Tyler Malugani. As the country moved into the 20th century, a new style of music began to grip the nation: jazz. Created in New Orleans, it quickly spread to all corners of the U.S. Birmingham became a hub of jazz music in the South, attracting talented and world-famous musicians to play in the famed Tuxedo Junction. This area of Birmingham not only inspired many jazz musicians, but it also playedView more
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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Jul 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 01:15 pm (Thu)