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FREE Jazz Master Class by Pat Taylor of JazzAntiqua (Sponsored by ADC)
January 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC-7FREE
FREE JAZZ Master Class with Pat Taylor, the Artistic Director/Choreographer of JazzAntiqua
ADC and Wall-2-Wall Dance Center are very excited to present this FREE JAZZ Master Class with Pat Taylor, the Artistic Director/Choreographer of JazzAntiqua. We LOVE JAZZ and know many of you will want to experience Taylor’s style based on jazz and blues music with a historical perspective honoring our masters — of dance and of music! Her background is in Katherine Dunham and Lester Horton techniques, West African, American vernacular and classic jazz dance. She is chair of the Crossroads School for the Arts & Sciences Dance Dept, Santa Monica, CA. Taylor has received many awards, grants, and recognitions and her company, JazzAntiqua, has been performing since 1993.
Please RSVP at Wall-2-Wall Dance Center link: CLICK HERE or send email to gro.noitilaoCecnaDzAnull@asiL or call/text at 602-740-9616.
SPACE IS LIMITED, so please let us know you are coming! Studio is close to ASU in Tempe!
Check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JazzAntiqua/?fref=ts
And view video clips of the company performing on their website:
Be sure to see them perform at the Mesa Arts Center on Monday-MLK Jr Festival !
Here’s the company bio from their website:
Founded in 1993, JAZZANTIQUA DANCE & MUSIC ENSEMBLE celebrates the jazz tradition as a vital thread in the cultural fabric of African American history and heritage, and a defining element of the American experience. Dedicated to EDUCATION / PRESERVATION / CREATION, the Company’s mission is to increase awareness of and appreciation for jazz as an American legacy through collaborative dance and music projects (performances, classes, lecture-demonstrations, symposiums, community outreach efforts) that inspire, as well as entertain.
Exploring original music compositions along with the works of Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and other greats, JazzAntiqua delves deep into the heart of jazz and the stories within the music. From jazz clubs to concert halls, performing arts centers to schools, museums to festivals in the park — JazzAntiqua shares the art of jazz with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
JazzAntiqua has been recognized with grant awards from the Doolittle Foundation, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, California Arts Council, Frances E. Williams Artists Grant and Toyota Motor Sales, USA.
The Company has been presented at: Playboy Jazz Festival (Hollywood Bowl), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Music Center of Los Angeles), Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California African American Museum, The Jazz Bakery, Irvine Barclay Theatre, Ford Amphitheatre, Japan America Theatre, Dance Mission Theatre (San Francisco), Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, UCLA Hammer Museum, McCallum Theatre (Palm Desert, CA), Watts Towers Jazz Festival and many other venues.
Feature stories and spotlight articles on JazzAntiqua have appeared in the Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Weekly Newspapers; Dance Teacher Now, Dance Spirit Magazine, Dance Magazine and Los Angeles Magazine.
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