The Jazz State of Indiana
Sunday, November 11, 2007 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
at IUPUI, Multi-Media Lecture Hall
IT Room 152, 535 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Jack Gilfoy
Event Format:
Film/Video, Lecture, Performance, Q & A Session
Adult of all ages, Children (elementary school), Seniors, Young adults (18-40), Youth (middle/high school)
Jack Gilfoy

Event Description:

Trace the evolution of Indiana’s contributions to American jazz. Jack Gilfoy, director of Jazz Studies at IUPUI, is joined by his quintet in this multimedia presentation that will feature archival video, live performance, and narration by noted jazz photographer and historian Duncan Schiedt, author of The Jazz State of Indiana. Learn about Indiana Avenue, Hoosier jazz legends such as Wes Montgomery and David Baker, and the sounds of jazz from 1907 to 2007, including ragtime, blues, swing, bop, modern jazz, and hip hop. Q&A will follow. Admission is $5. Classroom resources are available. This event occurs on November 11 and 12. Refer to event date for times and locations. Presented by Young Audiences of Indiana and the IU School of Music, IUPUI.


Questions? Call 317-274-4000 or e-mail


For more information on how this event links to Indiana’s academic standards, contact Kendra Clauser, 317-278-0424 or