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New York Policy Forum panel -- and cocktails!

Jazz and Democracy in America panel, NYC

Nov 30th, 2011 | By

The non-profit New York Policy Forum turns to JJA member  and WBGO program host Sheila Anderson Jazz at Lincoln Center Dizzy’s Club artistic director Todd Barkan, drummer T.S. Monk and pianist Helen Sung for a discussion of  “Jazz and Democracy in America” on Tuesday, Thursday, Dec. 8 from 4 to 6 pm — with cocktails afterwards. The discussion, to be moderated by NYPF co-founder (with Johnathan Cohen) John Giordino, wiill be posed around the questions:

  • Is jazz today a reflection of our democracy?
  • Is democracy today a reflection of our Jazz?

What is jazz in America today? Who plays it? What inspires it? Who and what does it inspire?

Admission is free to the event, being held at Helen Mills Theater, 139 W. 26th St., between 6th and 7th Avenues in New York City, though an RSVP is requested by December 5 to Tina Bonifacio: Tina.nypf@gmail.com. The NYPF is an independent and politically unaligned organization devoted to discussing issues facing New Yorkers concerning public policy, human rights, education and the arts.

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3 Comments to “Jazz and Democracy in America panel, NYC”

  1. December 8 is a Thursday not a Tuesday as written above. Which is it? Tuesday or Thursday or December 6 or 8th?

    And where is Kabir Sehgal author of Jazzocracy?

  2. avatar joan says:

    Is this event on Tuesday December 6th or Thursday December 8th?

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