Monday, November 29, 2010

Washington University to honor Pat Martino at free symposium this Thursday, December 2

The Jazz at Holmes series and the Washington University Department of Music will present guitarist Pat Martino (pictured) in a public symposium honoring his work from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. this Thursday, December 2, at Graham Chapel on the Wash U campus.

Martino will be in St. Louis to perform Wednesday, December 1 through Saturday, December 4 at Jazz at the Bistro. He will be joined at Thursday's symposium by music professors William Lenihan of Wash U and Steve Schenkel of Webster University, who are both working jazz guitarists, and Patrick Burke, director of undergraduate studies and professor of musicology for Wash U.

The symposium is free and open to the public, with no tickets or advance reservations required. For more about Pat Martino, see this post.

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