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Jazz Guitarist Marty Grosz at Lilly Library

Libraries at Duke and UNC host several joint appearances
photo by Dragan Tasic
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
12 noon
Public Performance
Pleasants Family Room, Wilson Library, UNC

Wednesday, April 13
Discussion on George Grosz, Expressionist Painter
Thomas Room, Lilly Library, Duke

Thursday, April 14
Public Performance
Thomas Room, Lilly Library, Duke

All events are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Duke University Libraries and the Southern Folklife Collection at UNC Libraries.
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Posted 8 April 2011

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