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Modern Jazz Icons [Suspended, We'll Keep You Posted] (Closed)

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Horns, especially the saxophone and trumpet, have traditionally been the glamour instruments in jazz. But the piano has also played an important role, exemplified by legends Chick Corea and Keith Jarrett. These two masters are among the most influential jazz pianists in the world, and both gained prominence playing with Miles Davis. Join jazz connoisseur Biff Smith as he explores the groundbreaking work of these two renowned musicians.


Tuition: $25.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

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Tuesdays, May 5, 12 *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."