Free jazz legend Nat Mugavero is a musical furnace. Mugavero has influenced musicians of all ages and countries. He is a musical visionary who captures the imaginations and talents of the best players in the country and pushes the limit to create pure music. This is a fun, spontaneous and virtuosic event.
Scotch Bonnet plays a fiery blend of reggae, dub, and soul fiercer than any band this side of Kingston, Jamaica. Together and individually, Scotch Bonnet has backed and shared the stage with reggae legends including: Toots Hibbert, Third World, Burning Spear, Ken Boothe, Barrington Levy, Derrick Morgan, Kiddus I, Bob Andy, The Congos, and more.
Musaner is a musical project directed by composer and pianist Ara Sarkissian. This uniquely evocative musical group encompasses original folk music compositions and arrangements from Armenia. Folk instruments blend with the traditional language of a jazz band to create a new and original sound.
Rico Barr & Wendy Nottonson pay tribute to Johnny Mercer (2 Shows)
with: Carl Wishneuski, piano; Bill McCormack, bass & Stanley Swan, drums.
Credited with over 750 songs, Johnny Mercer composed with Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Jerome Kern, Hoagy Carmichael, Andre Previn, Woody Herman, Jimmy Van Heusen, Benny Carter, Henry Mancini, & many more!
Also, from 9:30 to midnight, Rico Barr and the Jump ‘n’ Jive Review perform with Special Guest Wendy Nottonson.