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Sm|thson|an Lvents
Apr|| 2014


In Wash|ngton, DC


Apr|| 4
1:30 pm 8obby Sanabr|a & Çuarteto Ache: workshop. CelebraLe !azz
AppreclaLlon MonLh aL Lhe SmlLhsonlan wlLh LaLln [azz legend 8obby Sanabrla & CuarLeLo
Ache! A feaLured muslclan on mulLlple Crammy-nomlnaLed albums, Sanabrla has become a
leader ln Lhe Afro-Cuban, 8razlllan, and [azz flelds as boLh a drummer and percusslonlsL, and ls
recognlzed as one of Lhe mosL arLlculaLe muslclan-scholars of !" $%"&'(')*llvlng Loday. 1hls
afLernoon, muslclans of all ages are welcome Lo parLlclpaLe ln a moderaLed conversaLlon wlLh
Sanabrla and an lnLeracLlve muslc demonsLraLlon wlLh hls band. Warner 8ros. 1heaLer,
naLlonal Museum of Amerlcan PlsLory. 1
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lloor. lree. lnsLrucLors and sLudenL groups: 8SvÞ
Lo SLCLvenL[sl.edu

3:00-3:20 and 4:00-4:20 pm Iamm|n' at the I|ag. 1he unlLed SLaLes Alr lorce 8and SexLeL
performs orlglnal modern [azz ln Lhe sLyle of ArL 8lakey, ArL larmer, ZooL Slms, and Cerry
Mulllgan. llag Pall, 2
nd
lloor, naLlonal Museum of Amerlcan PlsLory. lree. Walk-ln.

6:00 pm 8obby Sanabr|a & Çuarteto Ache: concert. CelebraLe !azz
AppreclaLlon MonLh aL Lhe SmlLhsonlan wlLh LaLln [azz legend 8obby Sanabrla & CuarLeLo
Ache! A feaLured muslclan on mulLlple Crammy-nomlnaLed albums, Sanabrla has become a
leader ln Lhe Afro-Cuban, 8razlllan, and [azz flelds as boLh a drummer and percusslonlsL, and ls
recognlzed as one of Lhe mosL arLlculaLe muslclan-scholars of !" $%"&'(')*llvlng Loday. 1hls
evenlng, [oln us for a speclal LaLln [azz concerL dedlcaLed Lo Lrallblazlng curaLor MarveLLe Þerez
(1961-2013), who lald a foundaLlon for scholarshlp, collecLlng, and exhlblLlng around LaLln [azz
and LaLln muslc aL Lhe SmlLhsonlan.
Warner 8ros. 1heaLer, naLlonal Museum of Amerlcan PlsLory. 1
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lloor. LnLer from
ConsLlLuLlon Avenue. lree, buL reservaLlons requlred, emall SLCLvenL[sl.edu
uoors open aL 3:30 ÞM.
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Apr|| S
11:43 am and 12:43 pm Amer|can Coo| Iam||y Day. SmlLhsonlan !azz MasLerworks
CulnLeL performs ln Lhe kogod CourLyard, naLlonal ÞorLralL Callery. lree.


Apr|| 9
2:00-3:30 pm 8r|ng|ng It nome: Art|sts keconnect|ng Cu|tura| ner|tage w|th
Commun|ty. ÞarLlclpanLs ln museum's ArLlsL Leadershlp Þrogram dlscuss Lhelr work, Lhelr
research wlLh Lhe SmlLhsonlan, and Lhelr plan Lo share Lhelr experlences and knowledge wlLh
Lhelr communlLy. ModeraLor ls 8ebecca Pead 1rauLmann, nMAl CuraLorlal 8esearcher.
ÞanellsLs lnclude: Cerald Cournoyer (Cglala Sloux 1rlbe), arLlsL medlum ls acryllc. 8oyce
Manuel (SalL 8lver Þlma-Marlcopa lndlan CommunlLy), arLlsL medlum ls bows and arrows.Polly
nordlum (lnuplaq), arLlsL medlum ls prlnLmaklng and naLhalle Þlcard (Puron-WendaL naLlon),
arLlsL medlum ls Amerlcan lndlan fluLe, sLoryLelllng and slnglng and Cuban [azz. nsaLlonal
Museum of Lhe Amerlcan lndlan, 8oom 4023, 4
Lh
level. lree.


Apr|| 10
12:40 - 1:40 pm noward Un|vers|ty Iazz Week. SmlLhsonlan !azz MasLerworks
CulnLeL led by arLlsLlc dlrecLor Charlle ?oung. Chllders 8eclLal Pall, Poward unlverslLy. lree.


Apr|| 11
3:00-3:20 and 4:00-4:20 Iamm|n' at the I|ag. 1he SmlLhsonlan !azz MasLerworks CulnLeL
performs. llag Pall, 2
nd
lloor, naLlonal Museum of Amerlcan PlsLory. lree. Walk-ln.


Apr|| 12
2:00-4:00 pm khythm Cafó: 1he L|fe and Mus|c of 1he|on|ous Monk and
Crnette Co|eman. ln celebraLlon of !azz AppreclaLlon MonLh (!AM), Lhe AnacosLla CommunlLy
Museum and Lhe naLlonal ÞorLralL Callery presenL Lhe llfe, conLrlbuLlons, and muslc of
1helonlous Monk and CrneLLe Coleman. Wlllard !enklns, an lndependenL arLs
consulLanL/producer, wrlLer, and WÞlW-89.3lM broadcasLer moderaLes Lhe dlscusslon.
AfLerwards, llsLen Lo Lhelr muslc performed by Lhe award-wlnnlng Poward unlverslLy !azz
Lnsemble under Lhe dlrecLlon of lred lrby lll. kogod AudlLorlum, naLlonal ÞorLralL Callery.
LnLer on C SLreeL. lree. lor more lnformaLlon or Lo aLLend call 202-633-4844.

7:30 pm Iorms of the 8|ues. SmlLhsonlan !azz MasLerworks CrchesLra.
W.C. Pandy, wldely known as Lhe ºlaLher of Lhe 8lues," gave Lhe genre lLs conLemporary form.
1hls concerL marks 100 years slnce Lhe publlcaLlon of Pandy's classlc +$, -./'0 1!/20, and
feaLures large and combo ensembles focuslng on Lhe evoluLlon of Lhe blues from Lhe early 20Lh
3
cenLury Lo lLs presenL-day "[azz ensemble" sLyllng. 8alrd AudlLorlum, naLlonal Museum of
naLural PlsLory. A LlckeLed evenL. 1lckeLs avallable from www.smlLhsonlanassoclaLes.org.


Apr|| 13
2:00-3:00 pm Þortra|t Story Days: Duke L|||ngton. lor ages 3 and up wlLh adulL.
urop ln Lo llsLen Lo a sLory abouL [azz muslclan uuke LlllngLon (1899-1974), and Lo creaLe a
speclal plece of arL. naLlonal ÞorLralL Callery, LducaLlon CenLer, 1
sL
floor, 8oom L131. lree.
urop-ln.


Apr|| 18
3:00-3:20 and 4:00-4:20 pm Iamm|n' at the I|ag. 1he SmlLhsonlan !azz MasLerworks CulnLeL
perform. llag Pall, 2
nd
lloor, naLlonal Museum of Amerlcan PlsLory. lree. Walk-ln.


Apr|| 24
12:00-12:30 pm Þop-up p|ano program. naLlonal Museum of Amerlcan PlsLory
CuraLor and LlllngLon blographer !ohn Ldward Passe plays a program of blues and [azz plano, ln
celebraLlon of !azz AppreclaLlon MonLh. SmlLhsonlan Amerlcan ArL Museum, Luce loundaLlon
CenLer, 3
rd
floor. lree.

7:00-8:30 pm Iazz D|p|omacy: Send|ng Amer|ca's Mus|c to the Wor|d. A panel
dlscusslon, moderaLed by !ohn Ldward Passe, curaLor of Amerlcan Muslc aL Lhe naLlonal
Museum of Amerlcan PlsLory, looks aL [azz as a dlplomaLlc Lool, focuslng on efforLs by Lhe
unlLed SLaLes lnformaLlon Agency, Lhe volce of Amerlca, and Lhe u.S. ueparLmenL of
SLaLe. ÞanellsLs: uavld Lnsor, ulrecLor, Lhe volce of Amerlca, uavld 1. kllllon, former uS
Ambassador Lo unLSCC, Þenny von Lschen, hlsLorlan and auLhor of +"$(34. 1!.50 67 $32
8.%!&9 :";; <4="00"&.%0 >!"? $32 @.!& 8"%, Wllllam C. McCowan 1heaLer, naLlonal Archlves.
LnLer aL 7
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and ConsLlLuLlon Avenue, nW. www.archlves.gov. lree.


Apr|| 2S
3:00-3:20 and 4:00-4:20 pm Iamm|n' at the I|ag. 1he unlLed SLaLes Alr lorce 8and SexLeL
performs orlglnal modern [azz ln Lhe sLyle of Mlles uavls, !ohn ColLrane, lreddle Pubbard, and
Wayne ShorLer. llag Pall, 2
nd
lloor, naLlonal Museum of Amerlcan PlsLory. lree. Walk-ln.

3:00-8:00 pm 1ake S! An Lven|ng w|th L||a. Slnger Lena Selkaly performs a
LrlbuLe Lo Llla llLzgerald, on her blrLhday, accompanled by Lhe 8lohemlan Caverns !azz
CrchesLra. CelebraLe Lhe llrsL Lady of Song on her blrLhday. kogod CourLyard, SmlLhsonlan
Amerlcan ArL Museum. lree.



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Apr|| 26
1:00-4:00 pm Þortra|t Days: 8enny Goodman. klds and famllles workshop for
ages 3 and up wlLh adulL. urop ln Lo llsLen Lo a sLory abouL Amerlcan [azz muslclan 8enny
Coodman (1909-1986) and creaLe a speclal plece of arL. naLlonal ÞorLralL Callery, LducalLon
CenLer, 1
sL
floor, 8oom L131. lree. urop-ln.


Apr|| 27
11:00 am-12:30 pm khythm Cafó: Sassy Sarah Vaughan. Lxperlence an afLernoon of
Sarah vaughan's muslc by 8rooklyn, new ?ork naLlve 8arbara klng. lree, buL space ls llmlLed.
lor more lnformaLlon or Lo aLLend, call 202-633-4844.

2:00-4:00 pm I||m: !""# %&'( )** +, -&.". 1hls documenLary explores Lhe
careers of Lhe Sllver 8elles - flve Lap dancers who performed as chorus glrls ln 1930s Parlem aL
Lhe Apollo and CoLLon Club, wlLh uuke LlllngLon, Cab Calloway, 2$ "!. 2006, 80 mlns. AnacosLla
CommunlLy Museum. lree.

2:00-3:00 pm Þortra|t Days: 8enny Goodman. klds and famllles workshop for
ages 3 and up wlLh adulL. urop ln Lo llsLen Lo a sLory abouL Amerlcan [azz muslclan 8enny
Coodman (1909-1986) and creaLe a speclal plece of arL. naLlonal ÞorLralL Callery, LducalLon
CenLer, 1
sL
floor, 8oom L131. lree. urop-ln.


Apr|| 29
9:00-10:00 pm Wor|dw|de Webcast. Cn uuke LlllngLon's blrLhday, Aprll 29, Lhe
uS SLaLe ueparLmenL ls recognlzlng lnLernaLlonal !azz uay, culmlnaLlng !azz AppreclaLlon
MonLh, wlLh a WebcasL almed parLlcularly aL LasL Asla (where Lhe Llme wlll be Aprll 30,
lnLernaLlonal !azz uay). !ohn Ldward Passe, CuraLor aL Lhe naLlonal Museum of Amerlcan
PlsLory, wlll moderaLe a dlscusslon wlLh Lwo young, rlslng [azz muslclans: slnger Lena Selkaly
and basslsL Zack Þrlde. lree. hLLp://conx.sLaLe.gov/llve-evenL/dlglLal-dlplomacy


West Þa|m 8each, I|or|da

Apr|| 3
11:00 am and 2:00 pm A 1r|bute to L||a I|tzgera|d. SmlLhsonlan !azz MasLerworks
CrchesLra wlLh uelores klng Wllllams. kravls CenLer. 1lckeLed evenL.
hLLp://www.kravls.org/lndex.cfm?fuseacLlon=performances.deLall&maxweb=20141LLLAZ





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Newport News, VA

Apr|| 2S
8:00 pm A 1r|bute to L||a I|tzgera|d. SmlLhsonlan !azz MasLerworks
CrchesLra wlLh uelores klng Wllllams. lerguson CenLer ConcerL Pall, newporL news, vA.
1lckeLed evenL. www.fergusoncenLer.org/al1ec_evenL/Lhe-smlLhsonlan-[azz-masLerworks-
orchesLra-presenLs-a-LrlbuLe-Lo-ella-flLzgerald/?lnsLance_ld=1998



8rook|yn, N¥

Apr|| 27
3:00 pm A 1r|bute to L||a I|tzgera|d. SmlLhsonlan !azz MasLerworks
CrchesLra wlLh uelores klng Wllllams. WalL WhlLman 1heaLre, 8rooklyn CenLer for Lhe
Þerformlng ArLs, 8rooklyn, n?. www.brooklyncenLer.org/

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