The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Northampton Jazz Workshop features saxophonist Jason Robinson and the music of Thelonious Monk

WHAT: Northampton Jazz Workshop features saxophonist Jason Robinson and the music of Thelonious Monk
WHEN: Tuesday, November 6th, 7:30 to 8:30PM followed by an open jazz jam session until 10:30 PM
WHERE: The City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton.

This week we are excited to present the music Thelonious Monk featuring Jason Robinson on saxophone. One of the most interesting and influential composers in jazz, Monk's compositions have lived on and continue to challenge and inspire musicians. We will be tackling some of Monks more difficult tunes as well as some that have become part of the standard jazz repertoire. I hope you can join us for this trip into the bizarre and fascinating mind of one of Americas greatest composers.

Upcoming Guest Artists:
11/6   - Jason Robinson on sax with a special all Monk set
11/13 - Marty Ehrlich on saxes and flute
11/20 - Roseanna Vitro on vocals
11/27 - Giacomo Gates on vocals

The concert set starts at 7:30, followed immediately by the jam session until 10:30. $5 per person room charge for the concert set. City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA. 413-584-4830

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