To launch New Zealand Music Month 2017 you are invited to a talk on The Jazz Age in New Zealand, presented by Aleisha Ward PhD, Douglas Lilburn Research Fellow 2017 and Sir George Grey Researcher in Residence 2016-2017.
The 1920s were a period of musical, cultural, economic, and emotional turmoil around the world. Aleisha Ward explores the Jazz Age in New Zealand and its many facets, delving into jazz as dance, fashion, emotions, and culture and see how jazz shaped modern New Zealand society during this fascinating decade.
Monday 1st May, 5.30pm
Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, Dunedin City Library