Duke University Libraries and the Southern Folklife Collection
at UNC Libraries are pleased to present Marty Grosz
, legendary jazz guitarist, for a number of joint events April 11-14.
Grosz will be at Duke and UNC to perform, talk about his music, and field questions about his equally famous father, the expressionist painter George Grosz. In addition to being an acoustic jazz guitarist, Grosz is a renowned vocalist and raconteur. He has performed with many jazz greats and made guest appearances on NPR's A Prairie Home Companion
and Fresh Air
, NBC's Today Show
, and many other venues. A world-class solo performer, Grosz's performances emphasize the early development of jazz as popular music accessible to modern audiences.Schedule of Appearances
Monday April 11
Screening and discussion of materials from the Talmage Farlow Documentary Film Collection (Duke University Jazz Archive
Thomas Room, Lilly Library, Duke
Marty Grosz Master Class, UNC Music Department
Room 3029, Kenan Music Building, UNC Tuesday, April 12
Public PerformancePleasants Family Room, Wilson Library, UNC Wednesday, April 13
Discussion on George Grosz, Expressionist Painter
Thomas Room, Lilly Library, Duke Thursday, April 14
Thomas Room, Lilly Library, DukeAll events are free and open to the public.
Sponsored by Duke University Libraries and the Southern Folklife Collection
at UNC Libraries.