May 30, 2020 – Virtual Seminar – “Thriving in Crisis: The Chick Webb Orchestra and
Save the date!
On Saturday, May 30th the Frankie Manning Foundation is proud to host special guest Christi Jay Wells Ph.D who will be hosting a special virtual seminar:
Thriving in Crisis: The Chick Webb Orchestra and the Great Depression
This will be a fascinating and engaging virtual seminar for Lindy hoppers, musicians, and jazz enthusiasts, and will lend an interesting perspective on the hard times we are all going through right now as a result of Covid-19.
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Released simultaneously on Facebook Live & YouTube
Seminar will be followed by a separate Facebook Live Q&A with Christi Jay Wells
⭐For ESL, you can follow along with the script here.
⭐The full dissertation can be found here.
For those of you in conflicting timezones, the seminar will continue to be available online after it has gone live.
About our guest speaker, Christi Jay Wells Ph.D.
We are so lucky to have Christi Jay Wells speak on this subject. Their PhD dissertation Chick Webb won a major award: The Wiley Housewright Dissertation Award from the Society for American Music. We’re really looking forward to this!
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