Jazz Vespers: Getting in the Groove

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Date(s) - Sunday, May 7, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

St Judes Anglican Church


Every jazz performance is an act of reimagining where jazz musicians take something familiar and, by way of an improvised, “I-never-thought-of-it-that-way-before” conversation, transform it into something new.

A Getting in the Groove experience combines jazz performance and facilitated conversation that aim to provide learning at three levels:

The Magic — What’s going on when musicians are picking notes out of thin air?
The Knowledge — What is it that jazz musicians know that makes that possible?
The Learning — What are the implications of what jazz knows for other kinds of collaborative action in our organizations and communities?
A performance by world-class teaching, recording, and touring jazz musicians serves as the experiential ground for the program and a basis for an exploration of the conditions needed for creative, transformational conversations.

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