Maybe classical music is your style? Or jazz? Either way, or both, odds are one needs information to get really comfortable. Two experts help enlighten us in upcoming programs at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Judy Adams leads us to discover contemporary Jazz and John Guinn guides us through the elements of classical music.
Feb 27 - The Basic Elements of Classical Music
Presented by John Guinn former classical music critic for The Detroit Free Press and host of “Confessions of a Music Critic” on WQRS-FM. “The Basic Elements of Classical Music” is for those who know little about classical music, but want to learn how to appreciate its artistic foundations, basic structures and forms. Wednesday, Feb. 27 2-3:30 p.m.
Feb 28 - Listening to Jazz with Judy Adams
Radio personality Judy Adams presents “Contemporary Jazz – The Modern Era 1960-2012” –Explore Post-Bop, Free Jazz, Fusion, Latin and World Jazz and the continuing evolution of jazz. Artists include Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Sun Ra, Dave Brubeck and more. Thursday, Feb. 28 7-8:30 p.m.
Cost for either program is $25 per person. For reservations, call (313) 881-7511.
The image above is a detail from “The Music Party“ painted in 1620 by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn.