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JAZZforum - W. Royal Stokes

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 7:00 p.m.

Jazz author, historian, radio personality, and critic W. Royal Stokes comes back to his home town for a special appearance. The author of four books on jazz, Mr. Stokes is a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School who relocated to West Virginia four years ago after a long and productive career that included more than three decades in the Washington area. He speaks about his life and involvement in jazz as well as about the collection he recently donated to the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives, which consists of more than 2,000 books and 3,500 compact discs. Recital Hall (Performing Arts - Bldg. 46).