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The Jenkins' Orphanage Band's Influence on American Jazz

Date & Time

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 6:00pm

Location

Charleston Library Society

Event Details

Do you love jazz? The early twentieth century saw the rise of jazz musicians who got their starts in the Jenkins Orphanage band. The Charleston Library Society is presenting a program about the significance of this band on American jazz and will feature Saturday Night Live band member Tuffus Zimbabwe, the great-grandson of Reverend Jenkins. Join them for jazz and history. Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street. Friday, 7pm. Free. (843) 723-9912, www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org

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