JAZZ—America’s Own Indigenous Art Form

Presented by Mark Tonelli

Zoom Program on June 21st at 3:00 p.m.

This is an Illinois Humanities Road Scholar​ program hosted by The Princeton Public Library.

Mark Tonelli will help you understand what you are hearing and deepen your appreciation and enjoyment of jazz as he discusses important musical figures, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, and Miles Davis.  This presentation will include a slide show, musical examples, and a time for questions. 

Mark Tonelli is a musician and educator based in Decatur, IL.  He is assistant professor of music and coordinator of Guitar Studies in the School of Music at Millikin University.  He also enjoyed a career performing with a wide variety of artists. 

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A video of the presentation will be available for 2 weeks following the program.

This is an Illinois Humanities Road Scholarprogram.  Illinois Humanities is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Illinois General Assembly [through the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA)], as well as by contributions from individuals, foundations and corportations.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by speakers, program participants, or audiences do not necessrily reflect those of the NEH, Illinois Humanities, IACA, our partnering organizations, or our funders.