JAZZforum 29

Robert 'Bobby' Felder

Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

Musician and educator Robert "Bobby" Felder has been a prominent figure in the Washington, D.C. music scene for many years. He will share his background and experiences as a performer, arranger and music educator that include 23 years as Director of Instrumental Music at the University of the District of Columbia where he played a key role in the establishment of the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives.

Felder, who has had a long career working with some of D.C.'s top jazz musicians, will also speak about his current projects that include: his service as Director of Jazz Services at Peoples Congregational Church, leading the group, Bobby Felder and Friends; The Capital All-Stars big band; several recordings; and of course his signature group that has been fixture in the area for over 50 years, Bobby Felder and His Blue Notes. Recital Hall (Performing Arts Bldg. 46-West).