Events & Lectures
OLLI ADVENTURES: CUBA – HAVANA JAZZ, JANUARY 14-20, 2020
January 14, 2020 - January 20, 2020
OLLI ADVENTURES: CUBA, JANUARY 14-20, 2020
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Ringling College presents
35TH ANNUAL HAVANA JAZZ FESTIVAL
TOUR DATES January 14-20, 2020 (Limited to 12 participants)
PROGRAM COST $3,960 per person, single; $3,610 per person, double
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION – JULY 1, 2019
Martin Adams began his exposure to jazz as a youth in jazz clubs in Manhattan, playing gigs, and running a jazz radio program during college. After a career in marketing with Eastman Kodak, he taught courses in jazz at the Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) and the Chautauqua Institute (NY).
OVERVIEW: At the center of our program is Afro-Cuban Jazz, the earliest form of Latin jazz. It mixes Afro-Cuban clave-based rhythms with jazz harmonies and techniques of improvisation. Experience the vibrant richness of Cuban music at the 35th Annual Havana Jazz Festival.