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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Harmonica as Thread in American Tapestry Presentation @ W. Jordan Historical Society Museum (W. Jordan: Dec 11)

The Harmonica as the Thread in the American Tapestry featuring Jim Major
Saturday, 11 December 2010, 3pm – 5pm
Historic Steadman Barn at the West Jordan Historical Society Museum, 2053 West 7800 South, West Jordan, Utah
Contact: Linda Dalley, West Jordan Historical Society, 801-255-3116 or linda_dalley@yahoo.com

Join noted harmonica historian and collector Jim Major for an interactive presentation about the history of the harmonica and the role it has played in American music, followed by a harmonica lesson. 100 harmonicas will distributed free of charge to attendees! Also on display will be a small portion of Jim's vintage harmonica collection. Presentation is in conjunction with New Harmonies, a traveling Smithsonian exhibition, brought to Utah by the Utah Humanities Council and hosted by the West Jordan Historical Society at the West Jordan City Hall. Free and open to the public. New Harmonies is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Utah Humanities Council. For more information, see http://www.utahhumanities.org/newharmonies.htm or www.wjhistory.org

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