2020 Presentations

bing xmasChristmas with Bing Crosby


By the beginning of WWII, Bing Crosby had become a major singing star. Through the last half of his career, he sang many Christmas favorites with his renditions of White Christmas and I’ll Be Home for Christmas creating two modern classical Christmas hits. In this multimedia presentation, we will explore the last half of Bing’s career through the Christmas favorites he sang.

This presentation will be lived streamed hosted by the Hollywood Senior Center of Portland in conjunction with Another Time Music.  The program is open to all by requires advance registration. The program is free with donations accepted.

marching bandThe Story of American Marching Bands


From 4th of July parades to high school football game halftime shows, the marching band is part of the fabric of American musical life. In this multimedia presentation we will discuss the development of the American Marching band from the Revolutionary War through the 1800s to the present.

The Hollywood Senior Center is hosting this program in conjunction with Another Time Music. The live stream takes place on November 9th at 12:30 pm PST.  Advanced registration is required for the program.  It is open to the public and free with donations accepted.

jimi hendrixRock Guitar Hero


In his short career, Jimi Hendrix's guitar playing led the way in changing the sound of rock music in the late 60s.  From his early days playing with R&B bands to his seminal group, "The Experience," Jimi's prowess on the guitar captured people's attention.  This multimedia presentation by Gordon Neal Herman will explore his career from playing on the Chitlin' Circuit to his last days and will feature video clips of Jimi throughout his career.

The program takes place at 12:30 on Monday, August 17th with prior registration required. 

This is the first of the live streams of Gordon's American music history programs.  It is a joint project between Another Time Music and the Hollywood Senior Center of Portland, Oregon. The program is free and open to the public.