Up on The Farm (Stanford University) there’s a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of “Kind of Blue” beginning next week. Stanford is sponsoring a series of events, beginning at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, when a discussion and demonstration with jazz drummer Jimmy Cobb and Jim Nadel, Stanford Jazz Workshop’s founder, artistic and executive director, will take place at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), 660 Lomita Drive.
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A free lecture and film screening with Loren Schoenberg, director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, is scheduled for 8 p.m. April 16 in the Wallenberg Learning Theater. It will be followed on April 18 by a concert, “50 Years of Kind of Blue: A Live Jazz Laboratory,” at 8 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium.
Tickets for the concert are $34 for adults and $17 for Stanford students.
Additional information about both performances can be found on the Lively Arts website