This annual performance at the beautiful Pinebank Promontory, adjacent to Jamaica Pond, includes a musical instrument playground prior and "The Birth of Jazz"-themed concert.
Instrument Playground begins at 5:00pm. Concert begins at 6:00pm.
Program: “The Birth of Jazz”
Sousa The Liberty Bell (1893)
Strauss Artists’ Quadrille
Sousa Cakewalk from Three Quotations (1895)
Pryor Lassus Trombone (1915)
Debussy (orch. Caplet) Golliwog’s Cakewalk (1908)
Joplin Maple Leaf Rag (1899)
Joplin Sunflower Slow Drag (1901)
Joplin Ragtime Dance (1899, 1902)
Anonymous Just A Closer Walk with Thee (1915)
Beiderbecke Jazz Me Blues (1921)
Jelly Roll Morton Grandpa’s Spells (1923)
Handy St. Louis Blues March (1914)