Michigan Jazz Presented By 'Jazz Revisited' Radio Host Hazen Schumacher

Sunday December 14, 2008: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Hazen Schumacher was producer and host of the radio program "Jazz Revisited" for 30 years. The program played on 150 stations of National Public Radio and is presently being distributed to radio stations around the world by the Hamburg (Germany) Jazz Museum.

Using pictures and recorded excerpts from the '30s to the '70s, Mr. Schumacher will present and discuss jazz versions of Michigan and University of Michigan related tunes and sign copies of his new book, "A Golden Age of Jazz Revisited," which will be for sale at the event. This fascinating book covers the period 1939-42 and includes two CDs with 49 different recordings from the period.