Friday, February 21st – 5:30-8:00 pm
Scott Foster Quartet with David Boyce
jazz in the bookshop
since October 2002
For black history month, David Boyce leads the band and audience through a discussion and performance of the history of Black Music in America, and specifically, Jazz. The stories behind the music as it evolved from its New Orleans roots, through the swing era, be bop, hard bop, the sixties revolution and fusion. An evening of discussion and performance touching on these distinct eras and evolutions in the music and, as well, the environment in which the art was growing.
David Boyce sax and discussion leader
Scott Foster, guitar
Charles Thomas, bass
Cairo McCockran, drums and percussion
"It is in doubt and not in faith that the salvation of the world is to be found. Faith is a delusion and a snare: a pitfall, a prison. It intimidates the intellect. With fear of eternal damnation religion crushes intellectual activity; with hero worship it destroys individuality; with hopes for the beyond it prevents the growth of ideals for the present. It makes of us a race of intellectual cowards; it changes but little if any our daily conduct toward each other. But doubt sets us free."
-- Job Harriman, 1902
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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