The History of Rock and Roll

The History of Rock and Roll
3 sessions, 6 hours

Explore the history of Rock and Roll! Yes, Rock and Roll had an enormous impact on the world. Experience very lively sessions as we discuss and listen to the music of the people who shookup-the-world. Some of the artists we will discuss include the Beatles, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and many more. Don’t forget the record labels that help make those artists famous; labels like: Sun Records, Decca, Motown, Vee-Jay, and so many more. Also, don’t be surprised if your instructor pulls out his guitar for an impromptu sing-a-long of some of the most memorable hits. Come join the fun!

Instructor: Jacob Sylvester is a musician, writer, speaker, and educator. He holds an A.A.S. in Accounting (UDC), a B.A. in English, and a M.S. in Management (UMUC). He is an Adjunct Professor at FCC in Business Studies. Additionally, he teaches and tutors via his company Jakesong Learning Center (JLC). As a musician, Jacob has performed in and around the DC-MD-VA area for many years. He is the author of two poetry collections: My World In Variables (2014), and Reflections (2016). Jacob loves learning new things and exchanging ideas with his students. In fact, he believes to teach is to learn! His motto: Let us learn new things together.

ILR777 The History of Rock and Roll
4-Digit Number: 3987
Wed, 1pm-3pm, June 14– June 28
Location: Conference Center (E Building) /E106
Tuition: $29    Fee: $50    Total: $79
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only



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