Crosby, Hendrix & Cobain: Washington Musical Pioneers with KUOWs Amanda Wilde - Within/Earshot Jazz Festival
Join BIMA and KUOW's Amanda Wilde for an engaging ArtTalk in BIMA's Buxton Auditorium.
What do Bing, Jimi, and Kurt have in common? The music of artistic giants and Washington sons Bing Crosby, Jimi Hendrix, and Kurt Cobain span generations. Their music belongs to us all. Washington state holds the unique position of being on the edge of the world from both musical and geographic standpoints. This placement provided a rich breeding ground for three distinct and revolutionary artists who pushed artistic and technological limits to forge new musical and cultural territory. In this captivating presentation, musical journalist Amanda Wilde highlights unusual and universal themes and threads that weave three distinct artists with three groundbreaking musical eras: the 1930s, the 1960s and the 1990s. Along the way she will show how they have influenced the technology, business, and notoriety of Washington state.
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is proud to announce its partnership with the legendary Earshot Jazz Festival to bring you the first Within/Earshot Jazz Festival, a powerful immersion for music lovers of all ages and experiences into Americas most unique, indigenous musical art form. This intensive, month-long island celebration of jazz includes:
- Club-style concerts and live auditorium performances from some of the most respected names in jazz
- a History of Jazz series
- Artist documentaries, lectures, exhibitions
- High school jazz band performances
- Special events and pop-up concerts.
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (View)
550 Winslow Way East
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
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