How the fender bass changed jazz

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  • Date and time: Saturday 8 February 2020, 2pm to 6pm
  • Location: York Barbican (Map)
  • Audience: Open to the public
  • Admission: Free admission

Event details

Have a go at playing the bass guitar and learn about its history, including how it changed jazz. Join John Marley, a researcher and instrumental teacher with the University of York’s Department of Music, for a five-minute taster lesson, and discover more about the history of the double bass and bass guitar. 

Meet the researcher: John Marley, Department of Music, University of York


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Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible