The award-winning Ellington Big Band will pay a return visit to the Arizona Senior Academy on Tuesday (May 26) for a mid-day concert designed to delight listeners with big-band jazz numbers from the 1920s through the 1950s. “This should be a really eclectic concert,” said Doug Tidaback, the band’s director. “The oldest piece we’ll play is ‘Cotton...
May 27: African American Spirituals: ‘Uplift and Artifact’
African American spiritual music became a tremendously popular genre during the opening decades of the 20th century. The songs became a staple for American...Read More
May 28: ‘Crusader’ to Discuss New Social Movements
Professor Monica J. Casper, recently appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will be at Academy Village...Read More