Event Title

The Less Subdued Excitement: A Century of Jazz in Bellingham and Whatcom County

Location

Western Libraries, Special Collections

Start Date

24-4-2014 4:00 PM

End Date

24-4-2014 5:30 PM

Description

Milt Krieger, a Western Washington University emeritus professor in liberal studies, shared stories from his book on local jazz at the Western Libraries Spring Reading Series event from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24.The event took place in Special Collections on the sixth floor of Wilson Library.

Krieger's book, "The Less Subdued Excitement: A Century of Jazz in Bellingham and Whatcom County, Washington," covers local jazz from its pioneer World War I times to mid-2012, distilling 100 interviews and 150 photographs into a fascinating story of the rich local jazz scene. Krieger's latest book is "Cameroon’s Contemporary Culture and Politics: Prospects and Problems," published in 2014.

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Subjects - Topical (LCSH)

Jazz--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--History and criticism; Jazz--Washington (State)--Bellingham--History and criticism

Geographic Coverage

Whatcom County (Wash.)

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Apr 24th, 4:00 PM Apr 24th, 5:30 PM

The Less Subdued Excitement: A Century of Jazz in Bellingham and Whatcom County

Western Libraries, Special Collections

Milt Krieger, a Western Washington University emeritus professor in liberal studies, shared stories from his book on local jazz at the Western Libraries Spring Reading Series event from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24.The event took place in Special Collections on the sixth floor of Wilson Library.

Krieger's book, "The Less Subdued Excitement: A Century of Jazz in Bellingham and Whatcom County, Washington," covers local jazz from its pioneer World War I times to mid-2012, distilling 100 interviews and 150 photographs into a fascinating story of the rich local jazz scene. Krieger's latest book is "Cameroon’s Contemporary Culture and Politics: Prospects and Problems," published in 2014.