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Jazz History

Charles Bergeron

Jazz History 3

The Jazz Samba:
A Look at the Influence of Latin Music on the Jazz Repertoire

Friday, March 29, 2024, 10am
John and Jeanne Rowe Performance and Learning Center
Charles Bergeron, Ph.D., Professor of Jazz History and Program Director for Jazz Pedagogy at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music

From the “Spanish tinge” of Jelly Roll Morton to the widely popular bossa nova recordings of Stan Getz and the Afro-Cuban sounds of Dizzy Gillespie, this lecture will explore some of the many Cuban and Brazilian influences on American jazz music.

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