Four Tuesdays: Jan. 7 - 28 • 1:00–3:00 pm • Tuition: $125
From zoot suits and saddle shoes to sock hops, malt shops and big tail fins we discover how the swing era climaxed, kept swinging, but with the help of television became a multi-layered pop culture with the Hit Parade, Country Music, Rhythm and Blues, and Cool Jazz. Enjoy the journey with songs such as “I’m Beginning to See the Light”, “String of Pearls”, to “Harbor Lights”, “The Tennessee Waltz”, “All Shook Up”, “Blueberry Hill”, as well as Brubeck’s “Take Five”, “Only You”, by The Platters, and Bill Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock”. Includes live, recorded music and video.
An accomplished musician, Jerry Frohmader is a composer, performer, teacher and arts administrator. He has designed music for multimedia projects and the web, and he produces music for television commercials, videos and films. Jerry's depth of knowledge and enthusiastic teaching style has earned him a loyal following in Marin.