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Modern Jazz Icons: Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock (Closed)

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Bill Evans's piano mastery has influenced nearly all pianists, including Herbie Hancock, from the mid-1950s until today. Their distinctive voices and relentless experimentation have led the way into new musical territory. Join jazz connoisseur Biff Smith as he explores the work of these two legendary pianists.


Tuition: $25.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

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Thursdays, Nov. 14, 21
*10:00am - noon* (2 sessions)


CSUMB at Ryan Ranch, 8 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Monterey


Biff Smith has spent his life teaching music and playing jazz piano. For 40 years, he was an instructor at Stevenson School, and he continues to teach at Berklee College of Music. He is one of the founding members of the Monterey-based jazz quintet, "Along Came Betty."