$5 – $12

Java and Jazz Series 1

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The Concord Historical Society

1928 Clayton Road

Concord, CA 94519

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This year Concord shows its appreciation for 50 years of jazz with a multi-day, multi-faceted celebration and you are invited!

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This three part series invites guests to the Concord Historical Society to enjoy coffee, pastries and a morning filled with all things jazz. Taking place Saturday June 22nd, July 27th and August 24th from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. Attendees will receive a complimentary logo coffee tumbler with ticket purchase.

Guest speakers include:

  • Frank Dorritie is a performer, producer, arranger, educator, composer and author who worked at Concord Records for many years. On June 22nd Frank will share behind the scenes stories about recording sessions, the evolution of the industry and host a listening party with music from his private collection.
  • On July 27th, Ellen Herdegen will share the history and tales of the Concord Jazz Festival. Ellen worked on the first inaugural Concord Summer Music Festival in 1969 and continued to be part of the production for 20 years. She will share her personal experiences, anecdotes and rare memorabilia.
  • Dr. Matthew Zebley takes the stage on August 24th to share the history of jazz, background on Dave Brubeck and perform live with his band. Matt is an educator, composer, jazz artist and multi-instrumentalist. He will provide an in depth look at West Coast Jazz, its composition and overall style.

Location: The Concord Historical Society is located at 1928 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94519.

Parking: Parking will be located off Clayton Road at 1721 Amador Ave. Concord, CA

Ticket Prices: $5.00 per show or $12.00 for all three!

*All proceeds will go to The Concord Historical Society*

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