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April 2016

“Like Jazz” Women’s History Month Film Festival

April 5, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, 185 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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In conjunction with the Dana Library and the Institute of Jazz Studies, Film Screenings include "The Unforgettable Hampton Family,"  a documentary exploring how Deacon Clark Hampton, a son of slaves, lifted his twelve children out of poverty by making them into successful musicians.  In inimitable, 87 year young Dawn Hampton will be special guest at the screening; and Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band with discussion following the screening with the film maker Carol Bash, and jazz historian/Columbia…

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