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Jazz Brunch - Jeff Galindo Quartet

Trombonist Jeff Galindo has been featured in the best jazz gigs we have been seeing. Mr Galindo's bands have a revolving door of the most creative and explosive jazz heaves. You can't know what to expect on the bandstand when Jeff is playing, but it will be dynamic, mighty and on fire.

 

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Event Date: 
Sun, 12/30/2012 - 10:00

Jazz Brunch - Nat Mugavero Trio

Free jazz legend Nat Mugavero is a musical furnaceMugavero has influenced musicians of all ages and countries, and today he heats up The Beehive brunch! 

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Event Date: 
Sat, 12/29/2012 - 10:00

BT-Allstars

Brian Thomas is part of some of the coolest jazzy-funky groups that have come out of the Northeast. Tonight is an all-star group of musicians tonight bringing together a spontaneous performance that is guaranteed to be a cool program of expert funk-jazz-groove and floorstomping music. Website:  Click to Visit

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Event Date: 
Sat, 12/29/2012 - 22:00

Visiting Jazz Artists concert

PERFORMERS:
Earl MacDonald & Hartford Jazz Society’s New Directions Ensemble

LOCATION:
Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

DESCRIPTION:
Jeffrey W. Holmes & 10 instrumentalists perform fresh compositions & arrangements by pianist/leader MacDonald

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:00

Faculty Violin Recital

PERFORMERS:
Elizabeth Chang, violin with guest pianist Judith Gordon

LOCATION:
Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

REPERTOIRE:
Musical works by J.S. Bach, Stefan Wolpe and George Enescu

TICKET INFORMATION:
Tickets are available online www.fac.umass.edu/musicanddance or at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, 413-545-2511. Tickets are $3 for UMass Amherst students; $5 for other students, senior citizens, and children under 18 years of age; $10 for the general public.

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/22/2013 - 20:00

Guest Pianist Recital & Masterclass

PERFORMERS:
Christopher Guzman, piano. Professor, Penn State University School of Music

LOCATION:
Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

REPERTOIRE:
Beethoven: Sonata in E Major, Op. 109
Stucky: Three Little Variations for David
Grieg: Ballade in the form of Variations on a Norwegian Melody, Op. 24

Masterclass with UMass student pianists to follow concert

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/24/2013 - 20:00

Old & New

Date: 
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 7:00pm
Program: 

A visit with Scott Alarik, author of the folk music novel REVIVAL, along with an eclectic mix of folk songs old and new.

Lest we forget

Date: 
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Annual tribute show to those folk artists who passed away in 2012, with special guest co-host Beth DeSombre.

Al Saloky & Wayne Bergeron

Date: 
Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 12:00pm
Program: 

Tune in for this special edition of Jazz Matinee as host Al Dean chats with the Director of Compaq Big Band, Al Saloky. They will be later joined by legendary trumpet player Wayne Bergeron.

Wayne Bergeron is enjoying a career as one of the most active players in the world. With studio dates, international touring, jazz concerts, guest soloist appearances and clinics, he has no intention of slowing down.

Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York at the Kennedy Center

Date: 
Friday, January 4, 2013 - 6:00pm

A great arrangement is catnip for this orchestra, once the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band. Jim McNeely arranged "Sing Sing Sing" by Louis Prima. The late Frank Foster arranged "Jingle Bells" and "Giant Steps." Slide Hampton arranged Foster's "Shiny Stockings." Nnennah Freelon sings "I Thought About You" with pianist Ted Rosenthal for the late Dr. Billy Taylor and James Moody. Jon Faddis is the Maestro and trumpet soloist.

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