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TINSLEY ELLIS

Southern blues-rocker Tinsley Ellis may speak no evil, but he sings and plays with the conviction of, as Billboard wrote, “...a man possessed.” Over the course of 11 albums and literally thousands of live performances, Ellis easily ranks as one of today’s most electrifying blues-rock guitarists and vocalists. He attacks his music with rock power and blues feeling, in the same tradition as his Deep South musical heroes Duane Allman and Freddie King and his old friends Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes.

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/05/2014 - 20:00

MARCUS ROBERTS Trio

Latest CD "From Rags To Rhythm"

“We call him ‘the genius of modern piano’, because he is.” – Wynton Marsalis

Roberts’ critically-acclaimed legacy of recorded music reflects his tremendous versatility as an artist and includes solo piano, duets and trio arrangements of jazz standards as well as original suites of music, large ensemble works, and symphony orchestra recordings. Video Clips

Show: $35
Dinner & Show: $75

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/01/2014 - 08:00
Sat, 03/01/2014 - 22:00
Sun, 03/02/2014 - 16:00

University Orchestra in Concert

TIME & LOCATION
8 pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst campus

MUSICIANS
Music & Dance Department, UMass Amherst, University Orchestra, Tian Hui Ng, conductor

REPERTOIRE
Janacek - Fanfare from Sinfonietta

Haydn - Overture to L'isola disabitata

Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite

Mozart - Symphony No.41 in C Major, K.551 "Jupiter"

Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/12/2014 - 20:00

Wind Ensemble in Concert

TIME & LOCATION
8 pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst campus

MUSICIANS
Music & Dance Department UMass Amherst Wind Ensemble performs under conductor Megan Cooney (James Patrick Miller, music director)

REPERTOIRE
Music by Mozart, William Walton, Vincent Persichetti, and Karel Husa

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 20:00

“Concert at the Garden" - Harmonie Transverse

The Garden welcomes Harmonie Transverse, a flute choir of 20 flutists playing a variety of classical, folk and original arrangements.  The diverse sounds of the piccolo, C Flute, G Alto Flute, Bass Flute and Contra Bass Flute will be magical!

The Healing Garden, a non-profit organization, is located at 145 Bolton Road in Harvard, MA and offers support, educational and therapeutic services to those affected by cancer. 

Admission is $10 for Garden members, $15 for non-members. 

All proceeds benefit the services of the Healing Garden. 

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 15:00

Zachary Karabell

Date: 
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 10:30pm
Program: 

Every day we bombarded by a series of facts and figures better known as the leading indicators. But just what do these so called indicators represent and should we the public trust them? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by author and money manager Zachary Karabell.

Bill Banfield's Essays of Note on Colors of Jazz

Date: 
Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Celebrate Black History Month 2014 with ESSAYS of NOTE during the live broadcast of Colors of Jazz.  The collaborative production with host Bonnie Johnson revisits a series produced by recording artist, composer and educator, Dr. William (Bill) Banfield. In Notes, the professor and Director of the Africana Studies at Berklee College of Music, Boston shares brief topical commentary that highlights artists including Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Quincy Jones and Regina Carter.

Ken Steiner w/Ric St. Germain (Rock/Oldies/etc.)

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/02/2014 - 18:00

Ken Steiner w/Real Cool Cats (Rockabilly, Rock 'n roll)

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/21/2014 - 21:30

Ken Steiner w/ Dave B & HotShots (Jump Blues, Swing, etc.)

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/20/2014 - 20:30

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