Oberlin Conservatory of Music presents a daylong festival, CELEBRATING MILT HINTON on Thursday, June 12, from 2:30 to 11:00 p.m.
The prolific jazz artist's 70-year career will be remembered with a special collections tour, the film, Keeping Time: The Life, Music and Photographs of Milt Hinton, and an evening concert featuring classical to jazz performances by some of the most respected names in the bass world.
On display will be Hinton's notable photographs documenting the golden age of American jazz, and Oberlin's new exhibit of Hinton's artifacts and records.
All events for the daylong festival are free and open to the public.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS TOUR:
MILTON J. AND MONA C. HINTON PHOTOS AND PAPERS
with Jeremy Smith, special collections librarian
and Hinton expert David Berger
Artifacts and records provide an unmatched representation of one of jazz’s most prolific performers.
Oberlin Conservatory, Central Unit, 77 W. College St.
Keeping Time: The Life, Music and Photographs of Milt Hinton
Apollo Theatre, 19 East College St.
with Hinton Institute faculty and guest speakers
Apollo Theatre, 19 East College Street
HINTON CELEBRATION CONCERT
Oberlin Conservatory, Warner Concert Hall, 77 W. College St.
JAM SESSION AND RECEPTION
Oberlin Conservatory, Warner Concert Hall lobby, 77 W. College St.
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