Our next talk: 4th February 2024 – The Great American Songbook

Our next talk will take place on 4th February 2024 with Roger Browne who will be both talking about and playing musical excerpts on the piano. The talk will focus on ‘The Great American Songbook’ and its political, musical, and cultural roots; Cotton Fields, Places of Worship, Low Down Dives, Minstrel Shows, Ragtime, Blues, Vaudeville, Operetta, Music Hall and Tin Pan Alley.

The talk will include the memorable music and lyrics of numerous American Great composers such as Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Richard Rodgers and will also include fascinating facts, anecdotes and music played/sung throughout the talk.”

Where we meet

Most of our public meetings are now held in the Gateacre Unitarian Chapel, Gateacre Brow, Liverpool L25 3PB. On-street parking is generally available on the north side of Gateacre Brow, to the west of Sandfield Road.

This is an extract from the Ordnance Survey map published in 1907, so you may notice a few changes when you visit!

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