Broadway and Tin Pan Alley

Broadway historian William Everett joins UMKC musicologist Andrew Granade for a discussion of the contributions of the Broadway stage to American popular music. Features excerpts from the documentary Broadway: The American Musical: Syncopated City (1919-1933).
America's Music
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

The six-week America’s Music program is a film and discussion series that looks at popular music from blues to bluegrass, Broadway to rock ‘n’ roll. Each event features films followed by a discussion (and frequently performances) led by UMKC musicologist Andrew Granade.

The Broadway and Tin Pan Alley evening features the documentary Broadway: The American Musical: Syncopated City (1919-1933) (2004) and a discussion with Broadway historian William Everett.

Presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Tribeca Film Institute, and the American Library Association.