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  • Classical and Jazzy Nutcracker at Knollwood Apartments, St. Louis Park

    Posted on December 19, 2016 by in

    Our “Pages of Music” learning program, “The Classical and Jazzy Nutcracker,” compares Tchaikovsky’s original holiday classic with Duke Ellington’s brilliant jazzy takes on Tchaikovsky’s scintillating melodies. We also give background on both composers. tell the Nutcracker story, and discuss what makes something “jazzy” Free and open to the public, sponsored by the MacPhail Center for […]

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  • Classical and Jazzy Nutcracker at Roitenberg Assisted Living, Minneapolis

    Posted on December 19, 2016 by in

    Our “Pages of Music” learning program, “The Classical and Jazzy Nutcracker,” compares Tchaikovsky’s original holiday classic with Duke Ellington’s brilliant jazzy takes on Tchaikovsky’s scintillating melodies. We also give background on both composers. tell the Nutcracker story, and discuss what makes something “jazzy” Free and open to the public, sponsored by the MacPhail Center for […]

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