In this focused seminar, follow jazz and blues from Ragtime through the Avant Garde and learn how to listen for the elements that make different eras of jazz unique. We will examine how American society and American music shaped each other throughout the twentieth century and what that means for music and our culture today. Live performances by Twin Cities guest artists provide an engaging, interactive classroom experience in this in-depth look at a truly American art form.
MacPhail Music for Life™ offers music classes and lessons for adults 55+ that are individualized to meet your goals and are taught by teachers experienced in working with older adults! Whether you are a beginner trying music for the first time or an experienced musician who wants to learn more, our offerings are tailored to meet your goals, musical preference, phase of life and lifestyle!