Jazz at the Temple - Ben Sidran
April 8 - Jazz at the Temple - with Ben Sidran, jazz pianist - recognized as the host of NPRs landmark jazz series “Jazz Alive”, which received a Peabody Award, and as the host of VH-1 television’s “New Visions” series, which received the Ace Award for best music series.
As a musician and a producer he has released over 30 solo recordings. His written works include the book "Black Talk" (on the sociology of black music in America), the memoir "A Life in the Music", "Talking Jazz", a collection of his historic interviews with jazz musicians, and "There Was a Fire: Jews, Music and the American Dream", a cultural history of the Jewish contribution to American popular music during the 20th century and a finalist for the 2012 National Jewish Book Award. Co-sponsored by Temple Beth Israel 7:00 pm. tickets: $35 - $40