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Willie Ruff to give a lecture on the American Jazz Century Sep. 4

Willie Ruff

Willie Ruff

Professor Willie Ruff will give the Martin A. Ryerson Lecture at the Yale Art Gallery on Thursday, September 4 at 5:30 pm. His multimedia presentation is titled “A Cinematic Excursion through the American Jazz Century.”

Ruff, Professor of Music and Director of the Ellington Fellowship at Yale, will highlight the life of jazz bassist Milt Hinton, delving into the history of jazz at Yale and beyond. MORE

Published September 3, 2014
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