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White Lake Music Society’s Winter 2020 Lecture Series: Music of the Swing Era
February 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$7
The White Lake Music Society’s Winter 2020 Lecture Series will feature engaging and stimulating presentations! The last Tuesday of the month, from January through March, will showcase a wide variety of expertise and talent. All presentations will take place at 7:00pm at the Book Nook & Java Shop. Admission is $7 at the door. For more information, please contact Director Sondra Cross at 231-329-3056 or visit www.musicwhitelake.org.
On February 25, Blue Lake Radio host, Lazaro Vega, will speak on “Music of the Swing Era.” Lazaro Vega is a voice on radio in West Michigan. As jazz director at Blue Lake Public Radio and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, MI, he’s programmed and hosted 30 hours of jazz radio per week since 1983. Since 1986, Vega has contributed articles, reviews, and features on jazz to The Grand Rapids Press, including interviews with Dizzy Gillespie, Jackie McLean, Ornette Coleman, Dave Brubeck, Billy Eckstine, Joe Williams, Mel Tormé, Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton, and producer Chuck Nessa, among others.