The Evolution of Jazz: Seacoast New Hampshire’s Contribution

Presenter: Charles Jennison

In this multi-media presentation, jazz educator and performer Charlie Jennison presents some of the influential players, venues and organizations that contributed to the rich and diverse jazz scene in the Seacoast area,. Through photographs, recordings, and personal narratives, Charlie, an early member of the Seacoast Jazz Society, paints a colorful picture of the growth and development of this significant American art form in New Hampshire from the 1950s to the present day.  

This presentation, originally developed for the 2021 Seacoast Jazz Society lecture series, is designed for remote applications. The length can vary from 45 to 75 minutes, with Q & A following if desired. 


Join us as we celebrate 50 years of bringing the humanities to your community!

Event Details


Wednesday, October 11, 2023 6:30pm


Woodside Building
227 Ledges Drive
Laconia NH 03246

Hosted By:

Taylor Community

Contact Info:

Taylor Community, 603-366-1200