Lecture: Italians and the Birth of Jazz

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Thursday, May 16, 2019. 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT. American Italian Cultural Center, 537 S. Peters St. New Orleans, LA 70130. Join award-winning author Jason Berry for a presentation and signing of his latest book, City of a Million Dreams: A History of New Orleans at Year 300.

In City of a Million Dreams, Berry delivers a character-driven history of New Orleans at its tricentennial. The lecture will focus on the birth of jazz and the role Italians played in its popularization. The book, which retails for $35, will be available for purchase.

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SOURCE: American Italian Renaissance Foundation

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