|By Jim G (188.8.131.52) on Monday, July 28, 2003 - 09:08 pm:|
The 40th annual convention of the International Association of Jazz Record Collectors will be held in Ann Arbor, July 31 - August 2, at the Crowne Plaza hotel.
Here's a link to the convention website:
Highlights include a series of presentations about various aspects of jazz/blues history, rare jazz films, a performance by the Donald Walden Quintet, a panel discussion about the Detroit jazz scene from 1950-2002, a presentation by Chris Albertson [author of "Bessie", one of the finest African American music biographies], a discographical forum, and much more music, etc.
The link contains contact info, if any Forum members wish to attend a presentation free of charge, contact me off-list.
|By RJ Spangler (184.108.40.206) on Tuesday, July 29, 2003 - 03:55 am:|
I will see you Thursday Jim! -RJ
|By janebse (220.127.116.11) on Tuesday, July 29, 2003 - 09:46 am:|
Wasn't it in Ann Arbor that someone began writing/collecting historical records of Motown, the Funk Brothers, etc.?
|By SisDetroit (18.104.22.168) on Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 12:18 am:|
Have a nice time Jim G. Think about me during the convention.
RJ Spangler, did you get my email a couple days ago??
|By RJ Spangler (22.214.171.124) on Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 02:09 am:|
No I didn't Sis! firstname.lastname@example.org
|By Jim G (126.96.36.199) on Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 08:32 am:|
I wish I could get you up there for the films and music, Sis.