Stuff Smith and Jazz at JCSU

Saturday, March 7, 2020
Internationally renowned jazz violinist Stuff Smith got his start with a scholarship to Charlotte's Johnson C. Smith University in the 1920s. Dr. Tom Hanchett, historian in residence with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, shares new research on the swing-era music scene here - including connections to Fats Waller, Dizzy Gillespie, Nat King Cole and more.

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