Come to Anacortes Public Library at 7 pm on Friday March 2 for the first of two free talks which together cover the development of jazz piano style and technique through history, highlighting the most important contributors, and illustrated with audio and video recordings. The speaker will be Brent Jensen, a popular local saxophonist and bandleader (and Paul Desmond devotee), who was also for 18 years the Director of Jazz Studies at the College of Southern Idaho, where he developed a comprehensive jazz handbook for teaching college jazz history courses. The second in the series will be held on March 30. History of Jazz Piano (Two Part Series). Friday, March 2, 7:00 pm and Friday, March 30, 7:00 pm at the library.