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Sunday, November 25, 2018

Northampton Jazz Workshop features saxophonist Rob Scheps and drummer Bill Goodwin


WHAT: Northampton Jazz Workshop features saxophonist Rob Scheps and drummer Bill Goodwin
WHEN: Tuesday, December 4th, 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.

We are pleased to welcome back for the third time a wonderful and eclectic saxophonist who makes his home in both NYC and Portland, OR. Rob Scheps has performed/recorded with everyone from Henry Threadgill and Julius Hemphill to Gil Evans, Jaki Byard and Dianne Reaves and even PDQ Bach. It should be a lot of fun and pretty amazing to boot I'm sure.   http://www.robscheps.8m.net. We are also very excited to welcome, subbing for Jon, Rob's good friend drummer Bill Goodwin,. Bill started his career in the 60's working with the likes of Charles Lloyd, Art Pepper, Paul Horn and George Shearing. After a 3 year stint with Gary Burton he became drummer and producer for Phil Woods and in that time won three Grammy awards for the albums he produced. We can't wait to play with these great artists https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Goodwin_(jazz_drummer)

Upcoming Guest Artists:
12/4  -  Rob Scheps on saxes and master drummer Bill Goodwin
12/11 - Dmitry Baevsky on alto with Brian Alder on drums
12/18 - John Stowell and Draa Hobbs on guitars with Tido Holtkamp on drums
12/25 - Merry Christmas and Happy and Safe New Years Eve (no music)
1/1   -   Karrin Allyson on vocals with Paul, George and Jon

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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