Video – Thriving in Crisis: The Chick Webb Orchestra and the Great Depression

Thank you to Professor Christi Jay Wells for this seminar on Saturday, May 30, 2020. ⭐For ESL, you can follow along with the script here. ⭐The full dissertation can be found here. Here is the video: About our guest speaker, Christi Jay Wells Ph.D. Christopher J. “Christi Jay” Wells is assistant professor of musicology at […]

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May 30, 2020 – Virtual Seminar – “Thriving in Crisis: The Chick Webb Orchestra and the Great Depression”

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 […]

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