Jazz in the Basement Lecture Series: The Life and Music of Duke Pearson

Cleveland Park Library

Jazz in the Basement Lecture Series: The Life and Music of Duke Pearson

Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

DC Public Library’s new Jazz in the Basement Lecture Series brings to you The Life and Music of Duke Pearson hosted by vocalist and scholar, Integriti Reeves, with local curator, Bertrand Uberall. The program will include audio and visual examples and an audience Q&A to follow. 

This presentation is in conjunction with the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Take 5! concert celebrating Pearson’s Brazilian recordings. The Take 5! concert will take place in the Museum’s Kogod Courtyard on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring pianist Wayne Wilentz and his sextet. Both the lecture and the concert are FREE and open to the public.