Jazz in Newark: Looking Back and Moving Forward

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Open to students, faculty and staff

In this talk, Wayne Winborne, director of the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers-Newark, and Stefon Harris, musician and Assistant Professor of Music in the School of Arts & Sciences-Newark, provide an overview of Jazz in Newark, linking jazz to contemporary music traditions, including hip hop, in the ecosystem of Newark. Winborne and Harris will explore the increasing importance of empathy in jazz today, and the role of artists in the Newark community.

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