skip navigation | text only | accessibility | site map

KC Jazz Club

This content requires Macromedia Flash Player version 5 or higher. Get Flash

View non-Flash version

Hold the mouse down and move the cursor on the picture above to see a 360 degree view.

And on March 8, 1979, as a joint undertaking with the Library of Congress, the Performing Arts Library (PAL) opened for public service with two hundred visitors on opening day. The PAL maintained approximately five-thousand reference books, including directories, encyclopedias and dictionaries, histories and biographies, indices, abstracts, handbooks and manuals, annals and chronologies, and over 450 periodicals and newspapers. The PAL served more than seventeen thousand visitors, students, and arts professionals annually. The PAL remained open as an official library, jointly with the Library of Congress, until 1994. Following a fifteen-year relationship, a decision was made by both entities that the Library of Congress would discontinue its support effective October 1, 1994. In September 1994, the PAL was officially renamed the Education Resource Center (ERC). The ERC was used by artists, staff, volunteers, and the general public for a variety of reasons. During its life span, several thousand patrons visited the ERC while the space was used as a reading room. On March 12, 2003, the space formerly known as the ERC was officially designated the Terrace Gallery, which is now home to the Kennedy Center Jazz Club.

Coming to the Terrace Gallery :

Image for KC Jazz Club: Antonio Hart Organ Trio

KC Jazz Club: Antonio Hart Organ Trio

About:

Alto saxophonist Antonio Hart has performed and recorded with many jazz greats, from Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Hargrove, Nancy Wilson, Nat Adderley, and McCoy Tyner to Dave Holland. Born and raised in Baltimore, Hart returns with his Organ Trio. All About Jazz praises his playing for raising "the ante on his desire to fulfill a sense of organic unity between music and life."

Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission.