Romni Smith: Women of Jazz & Blues
FEB 22, 2017 | 6:30 PM TO 8:30 PM
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
February 22, 2017: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Rommi Smith is a poet, playwright, and performer who artfully combines scholarship with performance. This lecture-performance will focus on the history of women jazz and blues musicians. Through music, acting, and archival evidence, she will build up the narratives of her subjects and their historical contexts.