• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-18-2022 to 08-18-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Jane Ellen
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis

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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-22-2022 to 08-22-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Jane Ellen
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis

    Bette Midler (1945- ) began her career off-Broadway before moving to the Great White Way for Fiddler on the Roof and?Salvation in the 1960s. She started to make her mark as a singer accompanied by Barry Manilow in 1970. Since the release of her debut album The Divine Miss M in 1972, the Grammy Award winner has had a string of 14 studio albums, three dozen... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-25-2022 to 08-25-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 11:00 AM-01:00 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Jane Ellen
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Albuquerque Oasis

    Named “Female Entertainer of the Century” by Billboard in 1976, singer Diana Ross (1944- ) has had a successful career both with the Supremes and later as a solo artist beginning in 1970. Her 25 studio albums, singles, and compilations have now sold more than 75 million units worldwide. She earned an Oscar nomination for her performance in the film Lady... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-14-2022 to 09-14-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Roz Norman
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - St. Louis Oasis

    Explore how the “Motown Sound” influenced music for television commercials, films, other media, and musicians. It’s a nostalgic look at how Motown music became a cultural and historic phenomenon in the music industry. Participants should feel free to share their favorite Motown song in the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-15-2022 to 09-15-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 09:30 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Daryl Davis, Musician
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom -Washington Metro Oasis

    The hard-driving, piano-pounding style that is most often associated with men like Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Pinetop Perkins and a host of others often overshadows the contributions to the idiom by women. We'll take a look and listen to some of the thumpin' and pumpin' piano women from Katie Webster, and Martha Davis to the present younger generation... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-19-2022 to 10-19-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Daryl Davis, Musician
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom -Washington Metro Oasis

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was the child prodigy par excellence, playing songs on the harpsichord at four years old and composing simple music at five. Musicians like Mozart don't come along often, but every once in a great while, another prodigy emerges whose abilities rival the most experienced masters. This class will introduce you to some of the most... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 10-25-2022 to 10-25-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 09:30 AM-11:00 AM Central Time
    Instructor: Dan Sherman
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom -Washington Metro Oasis

    Perhaps best known as America’s first star conductor, Leonard Bernstein was an accomplished composer whose works were sometimes criticized for eclecticism as they drew from many sources including jazz and Jewish liturgical music. This course will review Bernstein’s career as composer outside of the theatre and place it in tradition of American... read more
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  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 11-02-2022 to 11-16-2022
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Time
    Instructor: Otto Bruno
    Term: OE
    Location: Zoom - Rochester Oasis

    In this class we'll look at one of the most prolific and beloved lyricists of The Great American Songbook. E.Y. "Yip" Harburg wrote the words to such enduring classics as "April in Paris," "It's Only A Paper Moon," and, of course, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." A wry wit, Harburg was also known for his commitment to social justice as well as racial and... read more
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