The Palace Theatre, Stamford
April 8, 2016, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Jazz has been a part of the Jackie Robinson Legacy for four decades. Inspired by the March on Washington , Jackie & Rachel Robinson organized their first jazz concert at their home in Stamford, Connecticut in 1963 to raise bail money for civil rights activists, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Join CPTV for a jazz-filled evening as we share Jackie Robinson’s contributions to baseball and the civil rights movement, as well as his legacy as a writer, entrepreneur, and jazz patron.
Enjoy cocktails & hors d’ouevres with jazz entertainment by award-winning saxophonist, Albert Rivera. You’ll experience a VIP preview of Jackie Robinson, A Ken Burns Film, followed by commentary and Q& A with ESPN analyst & retired MLB player Doug Glanville.