Saturday Family Jazz Sessions- Bessie Smith
April 22, 2017
11:00 am
Bethesda, MD
Strathmore Mansion
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Bessie Smith: Empress of the Blues

Known for her powerful voice, Smith’s lyrics were rich with classic blues themes of love and hardship. Learn how songs tell stories by delving into blues repertoire.

About The Saturday Family Jazz Sessions

$10 for each session in advance, $12 at the door

Junior jazz aficionados spend Saturday mornings singing, playing, and preparing for a lifetime of music appreciation. Strathmore’s fun, creative, kid-friendly series features world music percussionist Tom Teasley, renowned jazz singer Rochelle Rice, and multi-instrumentalist Seth Kibel. Included this year are several blues-themed sessions as part of our season-long exploration of the blues, Shades of Blues.

Recommended for ages 3–8.

All sessions take place Saturdays at 11am in the Mansion.

All attendees, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Accompanying adults must also have a ticket.

Please Note: Tickets will not be mailed. There will be a will call list at the door.