Jazz pianist, musicologist and humorist John Eaton will return to The Alden at the McLean Community Center this fall with his popular program, “Jazz Masters with John Eaton.” Eaton will present “The Master: The Glorious Songs of Jerome Kern” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for MCC tax district residents. The theatre is located at 1234 Ingleside Avenue.
Jazz Masters combines Eaton’s knowledge of the Great American Songbook, commentary and renditions of jazz standards, both popular and obscure. This seminar covers Jerome Kern. Learn about the composer’s life, writing style and musical hallmarks and hear classics such as “All the Things You Are,” “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” and selections from “Show Boat.”
Tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit: www.aldentheatre.org or call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711.