Monika Herzig to teach jazz history class in Brown County

Accomplished musician, historian, and author, Dr. Monika Herzig, will teach an Ivy Tech Center for Lifelong Learning class in Brown County in March. Class sessions of Indiana Jazz: History, Scenes, Places and Personas will combine jazz history and a concert on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. (concert 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.), March 20 through May 1.

Each evening of Dr. Herzig’s class will begin with history and discussion with regional jazz greats at the Brown County Art Guild in the village of Nashville. Past guest artists have included luminaries such as Jazz Master Jamey Abersold, Grammy-nominated Wayne Wallace, dazzling violinists Carolyn Dutton, and others. After the class session, Dr. Herzig will perform with the guest artist of the week at Out of the Ordinary restaurant, located across the street from the Guild.

No prior music knowledge needed to sign up for the class. The cost is $149 and the cost of food and drink at Out of the Ordinary is not included. Class size is limited and the deadline to register is Tuesday, March 13.

Sign up online through Ivy Tech’s Center for Lifelong Learning, at (Click Nashville). For more information, call (812) 330-4400.