The community is invited to hear David Deacon-Joyner, PhD. speak on the unique style and perspective of women who have sung the American musical art form- the Blues. We will hear recordings of these artists from the 1920’s and ’30’s, how they impacted the recording industry, and started the nationwide popularity of female blues singers of African descent, whose appeal crossed the lines of race.
Date: Wednesday, April 23rd
Time: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Garfield Book Company at PLU, 208 South Garfield St, only a 1/2 block off Pacific Ave.
Presenter: Dr. David Deacon-Joyner, Professor and Director of Jazz Studies at PLU
Class Fee: $10.00, You may register at the door.
www.plu.edu/lifeelderhostel or (253) 241-4166 for more information.