Wisconsin Riffs: The History of Jazz in Wisconsin with Kurt Dietrich
New York, Los Angeles, Chicago—Milwaukee, Madison, and Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Discover the Wisconsin musicians that made jazz great in the Badger State and around the world with Ripon College music professor Kurt Dietrich. He will share stories of swing-era big band leaders, legendary singers, contemporary jazz rock artists (like Sue Orfield), and hot jazz spots, like Eau Claire’s The Joynt, from his new Society Press "Wisconsin Riffs: Jazz Profiles from the Heartland." A book signing will follow.