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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Rights

This resource is provided for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. For more information about rights or obtaining copies of this resource, please contact Special Collections, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

Subjects - Topical (LCSH)

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

Geographic Coverage

Whatcom County (Wash.)

Genre/Form

Lectures

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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.