The Northampton Arts Council is a city board and a non-profit organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Northampton Jazz Workshop: guitarist Jimmy Morrell, vocalist Fred Clayton and artist Greg Stone

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guests guitarist Jimmy Morrell, vocalist Fred Clayton and artist Greg Stone Tuesday, May 19th, 7:30 to 8:30 PM followed by an open jazz jam until 10:30 PM, The Loft at the Clarion Hotel, 1 Atwood Dr (Rt. 5 at Exit 18 off I 91), Northampton, MA.


Upcoming Guest Artists:
5/26  - Hendrik Meurkens on harmonica and vibes

6/2 -   Sheryl Bailey on guitar
6/9 -   Gary Smulyan on baritone sax
6/16 - Benny Sharoni on tenor sax
6/23 - Scott Mullett on saxes
6/30 - Samirah Evans/vocals and Charles Neville celebrating New Orleans, the Birthplace of Jazz

The concert set starts at 7:30, followed immediately by the jam session until 10:30. No cover or minimum. The Loft at the Clarion Hotel (413) 586-1211, 1 Atwood Dr (Rt. 5 at Exit 18 off I 91), Northampton, MA.

Other Events of Interest:
Saturday, May 16th - Alicia Olatuja will perform at the Vermont Jazz Center at 8:00 PM on with her quartet:  vtjazz.org
On going Sunday Jazz Brunch from 11am–2pm at The Works restaurant in Amherst, MA. lead by saxophonist Michael Kolodny, featuring Laura Pierce this week.



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