Thursday, December 12
The Year In Jazz: A Critics Roundtable
Location: MIST Harlem
46 West 116th Street
$20 Suggested Donation
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem invites you for a special event in their Harlem Speaks series which features interviews with icons of the jazz world. Five leading music critics converge to discuss The Year in Jazz in this critics roundtable, hosted and moderated by Nate Chinen, the music critic from The New York Times. The panel, representing a diverse range of perspectives and publications such as The New York Times, NPR Music, JazzTimes, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, and The Village Voice, will consist of Larry Blumenfeld, Greg Tate, Seth Colter Walls and Kevin Whitehead. Join us as they talk about the music, the artists and the moments that shaped jazz in 2013, touching on a host of issues and ideas in the process — and answer a few burning questions from the audience. Stick around for a holiday reception with the museum family and live music by The Sam Newsome Trio!
Hosted and Moderated by:
Nate Chinen, Music Critic for The New York Times. Check out Nate’s post on this event in his blog, The Gig,here.
Larry Blumenfeld, critic, journalist and blogger (Wall Street Journal
and other publications)
Greg Tate, writer, musician, producer and a former staff writer at The Village Voice
Seth Colter Walls, culture critic/reporter for Slate, the London Review of Books and more
Kevin Whitehead, jazz critic for NPR’s Fresh Air