Jazz and the Racial Integration of Seattleā€™s Musicians' Union

Date:

Tuesday January 23

Time:

7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

Mid-century Seattle possessed a rich music scene that was sharply divided along racial lines. Barred from playing in many of the big clubs, members of Seattle's Black Musicians' Union--the 493--created a vibrant jazz scene along Jackson Street. Hear from long-time union members about the significance of this musical moment and the ensuing racial integration of the Musicians' Unions. Enjoy live jazz performed by current members of the Local 76-493. This program is presented in partnership with the Northwest African American Museum. 

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