Loren Schoenberg "Louis Armstrong: The Consummate American"

Creative Minds brings leaders, experts and pioneers in a wide range of fields to share their wisdom in open, community-wide forums in Savannah.
This annual speaker series, which runs throughout the 2008-2009 school year, is designed to stimulate dialogue and spark debate about important issues that affect us all. This year's series showcases the largest and most diverse line-up to date, featuring leading experts in areas including brain science, American history, jazz and literature.

The February Lecture will feature Loren Schoenberg with his lecture, "Louis Armstrong: The Consummate American" on Monday, February 23, 2009 at 6:30 pm. Loren Schoenberg serves as the Executive Director of the Jazz Museum in Harlem and is widely considered to be a leading expert in the life and work of Louis Armstrong. A revered tenor saxophonist and the author of the acclaimed NPR Curious Listeners Guide to Jazz, Schoenberg will present an informative, enlightening multi-media presentation about the life and work of jazz legend and musical genius Louis Armstrong.

"Schoenberg is a first-class musician, arranger, leader and a critic with a rare comprehensive perception."
-Jazz Times

All Creative Minds events will be held in Jelks Auditorium at Savannah Country Day School, located at 824 Stillwood Drive 31419, in Savannah, Georgia.

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