|2/5/03||Peter Stone Brown-Musician/Writer||
will cover some of Bob’s more interesting songs as well
play some of his own compositions. Peter will also show
footage of Bob’s appearance at the 1963 March on
and the “Unplugged rehearsal sessions,
was instrumental in bringing to the public’s attention.
Suggested Class Preparation: See Peter in person, listen to his CD’s and read his contributions to bobdylan.com
Landy will discuss his personal experiences photographing
in Woodstock as well as The Band, the 1969 Woodstock
and other monuments of Rock and Roll, like
Joplin, Jimi Hendrix Jim and Van Morrison.
Suggested Class Preparation: Purchase any one of Mr. Landy’s magnificent books of photography or his CD–Rom.
|2/19/03||Larry “Ratso” Sloman-Writer/Filmmaker||
Sloman will take us through the amazing moment in American
music history called the "Rolling Thunder Revue,”
he wrote the seminal work, “On The Road with Bob Dylan
with the Thunder.”
Suggested Class Preparation: Buy and read the recently released paperback of “On the Road with Bob Dylan-Rolling With the Thunder.” This book, as well as several others by Mr. Sloman, are available on Amazon.com
|2/26/03||Larry Josephson-Radio Revolutionary||
will discuss his experiences with Bob as well as the art, radio
culture of the 1960’s. Larry will go into what he sees as a
drop-off in Bob’s contribution to art since John Wesley
Suggested Class Preparation: Visit the Museum of Broadcasting and listen to Larry’s many contribution to our culture.
will play original music and discuss his time with Bob, The
and moments in Bob’s history that cannot be told by
closer to the actual events.
Suggested Class Preparation: Listen to any and all of Garth’s music, starting with The Hawks, going all the way through to his current CD.
will discuss his recent research regarding Bob and how
Bob’s Jewish heritage has positively influenced his music
Suggested Class Preparation: Access www.rogovoy.com and review the wealth of available information.
|3/19/03||Professor Christopher Ricks||
Ricks will discuss, with an aplomb unmatched by
else on earth, significant elements of Bob’s career.
Suggested Class Preparation: Access the internet and read all of Professor Ricks’ various writings on Bob plus any other of his other spectacular and award winning work.
|4/2/03||Jeffrey Gaskill-Music Producer/Promoter||
will discuss the trials, tribulations and ultimate success
putting together his forthcoming Bob Dylan Gospel CD.
Suggested Class Preparation: Get hold of that CD.
will discuss the entire universe of pop music and
and Roll as it relates to Bob. A subject she knows
than anyone else we can think of.
Suggested Class Preparation: Read any of the numerous Excellent Works written by Holly either by herself or as a contributor.
|Meg Griffin/Rob Johnson||
and Rob will discuss a wide variety of subjects and
not the least of which is the phenomenon
is Bob and the radio.
Suggested Class Preparation Visit the Museum of Broadcasting and listen to Bob’s early radio appearances.
|4/23/03||Dr. Reverend Jamie Gripton||
Reverend Gripton will discuss Bob, his lyrics, his life
his deeds in the context of 20th and 21st
and the Word. A fascinating evening is guaranteed.
Suggested Class Preparation; Read ISIS Magazine # 107, February/Mach 2003
is an brilliant and exciting individual who has coupled
the enthusiasm and excitement of youth with intoxicating
Suggested Class Preparation Read as many of Rob’s Rolling Stone pieces as you can get your hands on, you will be enthralled by them all.
|OPEN||Mitch Blank||Mr. Blank is the premier archivist of Bob Dylan artifacts, memorabilia, ephemera and stuff. A political activist and Village treasure, Mr. Blank will share countless> experiences that will entertain and inform all of us.|
To truly enjoy ‘Discussing Dylan,” and get a richer understanding of Bob, his music and his art, we suggest, in addition to the above, you do the following: