(SAVANNAH, GA) Creative Minds “Louis Armstrong: The Consummate American”

By February 10, 2009Local NewsWIRE

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Creative Minds brings leaders, experts and pioneers in a wide range of fields to share their wisdom in open, community-wide forums in Savannah.

This annual speaker series, which runs throughout the 2008-2009 school year, is designed to stimulate dialogue and spark debate about important issues that affect us all. This year’s series showcases the largest and most diverse line-up to date, featuring leading experts in areas including brain science, American history, jazz and literature.

The February Lecture will feature Loren Schoenberg with his lecture, "Louis Armstrong: The Consummate American" on Monday, February 23, 2009 at 6:30 pm. Loren Schoenberg serves as the Executive Director of the Jazz Museum in Harlem and is widely considered to be a leading expert in the life and work of Louis Armstrong. A revered tenor saxophonist and the author of the acclaimed NPR Curious Listeners Guide to Jazz, Schoenberg will present an informative, enlightening multi-media presentation about the life and work of jazz legend and musical genius Louis Armstrong.

"Schoenberg is a first-class musician, arranger, leader and a critic with a rare comprehensive perception."
-Jazz Times

All Creative Minds events will be held in Jelks Auditorium at Savannah Country Day School, located at 824 Stillwood Drive 31419, in Savannah, Georgia.

Individual ticket prices are $10 for advance purchase, $12 at the door (based on availability).

Due to the possibility of sell out events, seats not occupied by 6:25 p.m. will be resold to a waiting list.

Tickets for all events are available online at www.savcds.org or can be purchased at the SCDS Administrative Office located in Triol Hall. For additional information about the Creative Minds series, please call (912) 961-8828.

Savannah Country Day School is a pre-k through twelve independent school that seeks to prepare students of academic and personal promise to meet with confidence, imagination, and integrity the challenges of college and of life. In partnership with supportive families, we strive to cultivate in each student the desire and the discipline to grow wise, to lead lives of personal honor, to appreciate beauty, to pursue physical well being, and to serve others with a generous and compassionate spirit.

For more information about Savannah Country Day School, its mission, and its programs, please visit Savannah Country Day School.

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