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Jason Yeager Lecture: New Songs of Resistance
Thursday, February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
New York-based pianist and composer Jason Yeager presents a lecture about the music from his newest album, “New Songs of Resistance” (Outside in Music), which features electrifying arrangements of classic nueva canción repertoire from Argentina, Chile, and Brazil, as well as original compositions that speak to the troubling socio-cultural moment we are living through. An honors graduate of the Tufts/New England Conservatory Double Degree Program, Yeager is assistant professor of piano at Berklee College of Music.
Yeager and his chamber-jazz ensemble will be performing music from the new album in a concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, in Distler Performance Hall.
Free; no tickets required. This lecture is made possible by the Granoff Music Fund.