Parnassus Books welcomes back Jazz By the Book.
The program featured will be the "Life and Music of Cole Porter". Porter was one of the most prolific composers of the Great American Songbook. He composed such hits as “It’s Alright With Me”, “Just One of Those Things”, “Begin the Beguine”,”I’ve Got You Under My Skin”…just to name a few!
The cast from the Nashville Jazz Workshop includes vocalists Crystal Miller, Roz Thompson, Kristin Dambrino, Graham Stewart, Louise Kelton and Rebecca Sayre, accompanied by a trio consisting of Lori Mechem (piano), Gary Smith (bass), and Carlos Ruiz (drums). The show will also feature narration with an original script about the composer's life written and presented by actor and author Don O. Henry.
The Nashville Jazz Workshop is a nonprofit organization supporting jazz musicians, jazz fans, and the jazz community through classes, public performances, and special events. In 2020, The NJW will be celebrating their 20th Anniversary as a non-profit in the Nashville community! For further information, contact the Nashville Jazz Workshop at 615-242-JAZZ (5299). www.nashvillejazz.org.