28 Jan 2015

A Short History of Jazz - The 1950s (Cool Jazz & Latin)

Recorded live at the Museum of Wellington City and Sea in August last year, these four sessions trace the evolution of jazz from its early beginnings in the 1900s through the 1930s and 1940s to the 1950s. In each programme, New Zealand School of Music lecturers and music specialists perform the music from and discuss an era of their expertise. The 1950s - Find out more about the style of modern jazz music that arose following the second world war with Norman Meehan. (RNZ)