Author Talk: "Washington DC Jazz"

Cleveland Park Library

Author Talk: "Washington DC Jazz"

Monday, May 13, 2019, 7 p.m.

Washington DC Jazz focuses on the history of straight-ahead jazz, using oral histories, materials from the William P. Gottlieb Collection at the Library of Congress, the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives at the University of the District of Columbia, and Smithsonian Jazz.

Dr. Sandra Butler-Truesdale has been involved in music for more than 40 years as a DC Historian and Music Historian. She is Principal/Curator of the Emma Mae Gallery in Washington DC, founding member of the DC Historic Music Association and founder of the DC Legendary Musicians, Inc.

Dr. Butler-Truesdale has worked for several musicians, among them the late Ray Charles and James Brown, and she is the Co-Host of Don't Forget the Blues Show on WPFW FM radio.  She is dedicated to the well-being of Washington DC’s professional musicians and the documentation of its music history. 

This event is free and open to the public. Copies of Washington DC Jazz will be available for purchase.