Song On My Lips in Rochester

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Dr. Stephen Botek will be giving a talk and signing his book at the Central Library in Rochester, NY as part of the “Thursday Thinkers Series” on March 4th. Meet Dr. Botek as he speaks about his first hand experiences meeting jazz greats of the big band era.

Central Library Events:

Thursday Thinkers – Song On My Lips, Jazz Greats Were My Mentors
04/03/2010; 12:12  pm – 12:52  pm   Central Library

Kate Gleason Auditorium • 115 South Ave. Rochester, NY • (585) 428-7300
Age Level: Adult

Psychiatrist Dr. Stephen Botek will share his adventures and artistic development as a young clarinetist mentored by Buddy De Franco and other jazz legends of the Big Band Era, as detailed in his book of stories, and profiles and rare photos of legendary musicians like Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie and Maynard Ferguson. DeFranco says: “Steve’s take on things included another component — detailed analysis of the often complicated people in the sometimes complicated world of music.”

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Botek
Psychiatrist and Author

For more information or to buy a hard cover copy of the book click here.

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