Kirkland Town Library/Hamilton College Present “Swing Jazz” in Music/Film Series

By Cindy McNicholl

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

September 30, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Location: Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College Street, Clinton, NY

Phone: (315) 853- 2038



Event Description

“Swing Jazz” is the theme of the third session in the America’s Music film history screenings and musical performances, sponsored by the Kirkland Town Library (KTL) and Hamilton College’s Burke Library.

A clip from Ken Burns’ Jazz: Episode 6, “Swing, the Velocity of Celebration” will be shown, followed by a screening of "International Sweethearts of Rhythm."

KTL and Burke Library were joint recipients of a $2500 National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) grant to fund a six-week program series of documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions of 20th century American popular music. KTL and Burke Library are among 50 sites nationwide selected to host this program series.

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