Giants of Jazz on Film: Rare Film Footage of Jazz Legends
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The last date listed for Giants of Jazz on Film was Saturday May 3, 2014 / 8:00pm (Broadway to Hollywood and All That Jazz).
Currently at Jewish Community Center of San Francisco -- Kanbar Hall
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I am a huge fan of Mark Cantor and his jazz film series. Those who thought "too much talking" miss the point. These events are more a jazz "short course" designed to educate as well as entertain. Mark requires the audience to listen as a scholarly lecture and learn, rather than merely watch film clips. Approach these events as a way to enhance your love of jazz and film, rather than as a passive film amusement, and you will benefit greatly.
May 3, 2014: Broadway to Hollywood and All That Jazz
A lot of the repertoire of classic jazz can be largely traced to the Broadway stage and Hollywood musical. Join us for an evening of film featuring jazz performances of compositions by the Gershwins, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer and many more.
About the Ticket Supplier: Jewish Community Center of San FranciscoThe mission of the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco is to enrich life, build Jewish identity, promote the development of meaningful bonds within our community, and facilitate connections with Israel and Jews worldwide.
The Center is the Jewish gateway and neighborhood where all are welcome. It provides quality experiences through a mix of formal and informal Jewish educational, recreational, and cultural activities. People of all ages are invited to participate at their level of interest and encouraged toward higher levels of involvement in Jewish life and in the community at large.