Java & JAZZ
A series of three lectures on the history of the jazz scene in Concord. Celebrate 50 years of Concord Records, Concord Jazz Festival, and Concord jazz great, Dave Brubeck.
VISIT CONCORD invites you to enjoy coffee, pastries and a morning filled with all things jazz. A monthly Java & Jazz series offered July and August shares the history of Concord Records, the Concord Jazz Festival, and Concord jazz great—Dave Brubeck. Admission is a donation of $5 per session. All proceeds benefit the Concord Historical Society.
Saturday, JULY 27, 10 AM to 12 PM
Ellen Herdegen will share the history and tales of the Concord Jazz Festival. Ellen worked on the first inaugural Concord Summer Music Festival in 1969 and continued to be part of the production for 20 years. She will share her personal experiences, anecdotes and rare memorabilia.
Saturday, AUGUST 24, 10 AM to 12 PM
Dr. Matthew Zebley takes the stage to share the history of jazz, background on Dave Brubeck and perform live with his band. Matt is an educator, composer, jazz artist and multi-instrumentalist. He will provide an in depth look at West Coast Jazz, its composition and overall style.
LOCATION AND PARKING: Each of these events will be held at the Concord Museum and Event Center (CMEC), 1928 Clayton Rd. There is a parking lot off Amador Avenue located behind the Galindo House and Gardens / C.M.E.C. complex. Enter the Garden through the gate, then the building through the side doors opposite the gazebo.
VISIT CONCORD is proud to announce an amazing lineup of events in honor of 50 years of Jazz in Concord. Keep up to date as details are announced at https://www.visitconcordca.com/jazz/.
Date & Time
Jul 27, 2019 through Aug 24, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM