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Acclaimed pianist, musicologist, and humorist John Eaton shares insights, fascinating observations, and performs selections from some of America’s legendary composers of Broadway and Hollywood musicals in this engaging and entertaining series. And, of course, he always takes requests!
Jazz, Folk, or Pop? The Paradoxical Genius of Hoagy Carmichael
Learn how Carmichael, starting as a jazz pianist and composer, evolved into the great composer of universally beloved songs such as “Georgia on My Mind,” “The Nearness of You,” and “Stardust.”
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S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)