Faculty & Friends Jazz Combo
"Some Like It Cool!"
An Exploration of Cool Jazz in the 1950s
The NMU "Faculty and Friends" Jazz Combo
Come hear a live concert of "cool jazz" from the 1950s performed by the NMU "Faculty and Friends" Jazz Combo! This presentation will feature classic repertoire recorded by artists such as Miles Davis & Gil Evans, Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker, Dave Brubeck, Shorty Rogers, and others. Dr. Mark Flaherty, Associate Professor of Music at NMU, will explain the origins and characteristics of the "cool" jazz style, and discuss its relationship to "bebop" and other modern jazz styles.
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