Published DateLACONIA — The Laconia Historical and Museum Society will meet Monday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Library where Jonathan Lorentz of Gilmanton will present a program ''The History of Jazz.''
Lorentz will take the audience on a journey through 100 years of jazz history, explore cultural attitudes and shifts and demonstrate stylistic evolutions with his saxophone.
He holds a PhD in Performance from New York University and works as an arranger, transcriber and engraver for Jazzlines Publications. Lorentz recently relocated to the Lakes Region from New York, and has launched "NH Jazz Presents," a company that produces concerts at listening venues throughout NH and VT.
Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Donations are gratefully accepted.
Jonathan Lorentz (Courtesy photo)