Dr. Keith Hatschek, Program Director for Music Management and Music Industry Studies at University of the Pacific will present "Louis Armstrong: American Genius," a musical and cultural appreciation for America's greatest jazz ambassador.
The progarm will be presented 2 p.m. on June 30 at the Livermore civic Center Library,1188 So. Livermore Ave.
Hatschek will talk about Armstrong’s early rise to success in the Roaring 20s and his staunch support of human rights during the height of the Civil Rights movement. Musical examples will demonstrate how he fundamentally changed American popular music.
This program is part of the library’s Authors and Arts Series, supported by the Friends of the Livermore Library.
For information about events go towww.cityoflivermore.net/citygov/lib/ or call (925) 373-5500.