Words and Music | The Aesthetics, Politics, and Pleasures of Queer Collaboration in Jazz
The Aesthetics, Politics, and Pleasures of Queer Collaboration in Jazz
This multimedia presentation celebrates Professor Lisa Barg’s new book, Queer Arrangements: Billy Strayhorn and Midcentury Jazz Collaboration with an author’s talk, live music, short film screening, and panel discussion. The event will be followed by a reception and book signing. The panel discussion will feature Barg in conversation with Professors Lloyd (Chip) Whitesell and Guthrie Ramsey. Philadelphia-based vocalist and pianist V. Shayne Frederick will sing from the Strayhorn songbook.
- Guthrie Ramsey, Schulich Distinguished Visiting Chair in Music
- Professors Lisa Barg and Lloyd Whitesell, Music Research Department
- V. Shayne Frederick, guest singer