Howard Mandel, president of the Jazz Journalists Association, assoc prof New York University, author of *Future Jazz*, and longtime contributor to Down Beat, Jazziz, The Wire, Musical America, and others, will moderate.
January 24: After Ken Burns' Jazz" Bill Kirchner (editor, *Oxford Companion to Jazz*), Reuben Jackson (Smithsonian Institution Ellington archivist, JJA poet), John Szwed (*Jazz 101,* *Space is the Place,* prof Yale U.), and Ashley Kahn (*Kind of Blue*) consider jazz -- the music, its past and future -- beyond the scope of Ken Burns' 19-hour, 10 part PBS documentary *Jazz*.
Following panels and discussions:
February 21: Critics Blindfold Tests"
March 21: Photographers' in Jazz Journalism"
April 25: Jazz Adventures in New Media"
Is There Jazz After Ken Burns' Jazz?"
New School Jazz & Contemporary Music performing arts center
5th floor, 55 W. 13th St. (between 5th and 6th Aves, NYC)
6 - 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan 24