Three Free Talks at the National Jazz Archive, Sep 7-8



More strange sightings reported from Essex today. The National Jazz Archive, in Loughton, will be hosting three talks during the National Heritage Open Days.

Friday 7th September, 2 pm ‘Journeys of a Jazz Curator.’
Speaker: Andy Simons, Curator of Printed Historical Sources at the British Library and editor of Jazz Research Quarterly.

Saturday 8th September , 12 noon: 'British Jazz in the 1960s'
Speaker: Duncan Heining, writer for The Independent, Jazzwise and Jazz UK.

Saturday 8th September, 2 pm ‘Jazz in British Cinema.’
Speaker: Dr Nicolas Pillai, Warwick University.Author of recent articles ‘The authentic’ jazz film’ and ‘Ten Great Jazz Films’ in The Jazz Rag.

The Press Release also states: "The Archive will be open throughout Heritage Open Days 10am – 4pm Thursday 6th – Saturday 8th September. In addition to talks there will be children’s activities, live music, tours of the Archive and the opportunity to handle Archive material." And possibly this new Essex anthem too?

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