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Free Family Concert “The Birth of Jazz” and Musical Instrument Playground
August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Our annual performance at the beautiful Pinebank Promontory, adjacent to Jamaica Pond, presented in partnership with the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy. This event will also include a musical instrument playground prior to the concert. (Instrument Playground begins at 5:00pm. Concert begins at 6:00pm.)
Program: “The Birth of Jazz”
Sousa The Liberty Bell (1893)
Strauss Artists’ Quadrille
Sousa Cakewalk from Three Quotations (1895)
Pryor Lassus Trombone (1915)
Debussy (orch. Caplet) Golliwog’s Cakewalk (1908)
Joplin Maple Leaf Rag (1899)
Joplin Sunflower Slow Drag (1901)
Joplin Ragtime Dance (1899, 1902)
Anonymous Just A Closer Walk with Thee (1915)
Beiderbecke Jazz Me Blues (1921)
Jelly Roll Morton Grandpa’s Spells (1923)
Handy St. Louis Blues March (1914)
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