Cultural Arts Office
2955 Elmwood St.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
The Cultural Arts Office’s enormously popular four-part lecture/performance series covers an array of subjects on American jazz, with live demonstrations by musical guests and lively discussions between artists and audience. This Is Jazz! explores the styles, performers and current directions of the music that gave the world Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Billie Holliday, Charlie Parker, Dave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis and other unforgettable players and voices.
Our 2016 series brings on-air host and This is Jazz! curator Claudia Russell from San Diego’s award-winning radio station KSDS Jazz 88.3, with Southern California’s finest musicians. These 90-minute sessions let audiences listen to jazz, learn about jazz and talk about jazz with savvy specialists and our region’s top talents.
When: Saturdays afternoons 4-5:30 p.m. (see schedule below). Entrance tickets are distributed at 3:15 p.m., doors open at 3:40 p.m.