Calendar module icon


View All Calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me® button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community.

February 4, 2018
1:30 PM
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free with museum admission or current membership.
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Conversation: Doug Beach and John Corbett

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Join us for an insightful conversation with Doug Beach (Director of Jazz Studies, Jazz Band and Arranging at Elmhurst College) and John Corbett (writer, producer, curator, and gallery owner), about the intersections of art and jazz during Gertrude Abercrombie's life. In addition to hosting a vibrant jazz salon in her home, Abercrombie became friends with musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Sonny Rollins. She was also the subject of the song "Gertrude's Bounce" by Richie Powell.