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Brass: Kinda Blues

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 5:15pm

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall St.
New Haven, CT 06511

Brass | Kinda Blues: W.C. Handy and Friends

This concert celebrates music from the first golden era of jazz and stage.

Among the Beinecke and Yale Library collections are letters and photographs relating to great American composers, including W.C. Handy, George Gershwin, and Cole Porter.

The vibrant and innovative works of these composers established blues as a mainstream genre and gave rise to jazz, considered by many the most distinctly American form of musical expression.

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The exhibition gallery and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.

Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be

Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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