The Salon is a fun and informative series of classes, covering a truly eclectic variety of music. Enjoy learning about and listening to music in the intimate setting of Tom's Venice home, with wine and cheese and lively commentary. This winter, Tom will present a new thematic music salon, with topics ranging from the Afro-Cuban musical connection, amazing jazz vocals, the passionate and mournful music of saudade and duende, music of the silk road, and more.
Tom's Music Salon will run on six Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m., between February 15 to March 22, 2011. See below for sample syllabus/content. Class size is limited. Previous salons have sold out, so register early to reserve your spot! The cost is $450.00 for the series. Current KCRW members receive a 10% Fringe Benefits discount (proof of membership will be required at first session). Payment by cash, check, or credit cards accepted. Please note, no refunds or cancellations after February 8.
"I had high expectations...and they were exceeded. Thanks for all your hard work in exposing us to such incredible music and your depth of knowledge." – Leslie L. (past salon participant)
Music Salon Sample Syllabus/Content
February 15—The Afro-Cuban Connection: Who influenced whom and an exploraton of cross-cultural musical synergies
February 22—Music of Saudade and Duende: Fado, flamenco, and beyond
March 1—Jazz Vocals: Jazz singers male and female, torch songs, swing, jazz masters new and old
March 8—Music of the Silk Road: Iran, China, Afghanistan, India, and Tuva
March 15—Global Divas: Great female singers from around the world
March 22—Guest Deejay Night: Participants bring and share a piece of music that they love
E-mail Tom for more information or to reserve your space:MusicSalon@TomSchnabel.com