6 April 2014
SCI's London Group in partnership with the RSC Kent Section, The University of Greenwich Chemistry Department and the Alumni Association University of Greenwich
University of Greenwich Medway Campus, Kent, UK
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In an exciting two-hour programme, the University of Greenwich Big Band brings its style of music to the historic Chatham Medway Campus, where it will play signature numbers representing early jazz, ragtime, dance and big band favourites in the old Pembroke Building Ward Room.
Come and hear about the history of Big Band and Jazz, and lesser known information on key musicians with a 'chemical' history, and how chemistry has helped with making musical instruments.
Big Band Manager, Dr Fred Parrett - (SCI and RSC) - has put the presentation together linking the two seemingly unrelated topics of music and chemistry. Enjoy researched images from archives, old film footage and a plethora of little known facts and sit back and listen to great jazz and swing played by the Band.
University of Greenwich
The Ward Room, Pembroke Building
University of Greenwich Medway Campus
Kent, ME4 4TB
Tel: +44(0) 208 460 2116
Tickets are FREE but there will be a collection for the Rochester Wisdom Hospice. Tickets are limited by lecture theatre seating and are allocated on a request basis.
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