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.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Northampton Jazz Workshop featuring Boston vibraphonist Rich Greenblatt

WHAT: Northampton Jazz Workshop featuring Boston vibraphonist Rich Greenblatt
WHEN: Tuesday, May 14th from 7:30 to 8:30 followed by the open jazz jam session
WHERE: City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA

Vibraphonist, drummer, composer, band leader and educator Rich Greenblatt returns to the Workshop with some new compositions and a new CD. Always fun working with Rich and listening to his beautiful 4 mallet work on the vibes. Besides leading his own groups Rich has played with a host of other great artists including Kurt Elling, Billy Mitchell, Kevin Hayes, Valery Ponamarev, Bill Charlap, Greg Hutchinson, Dennis Irwin, Winard Harper, Joe Hunt, Teddy Charles and Oscar Castro-Neves.   http://rich-greenblatt.squarespace.com

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 and donations to the band gratefully accepted. City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA. 413-584-4830

Upcoming Guest Artists: 
5/21 - Camille Thurman on tenor and vocals
5/28 - Houston Person on tenor (2 shows and no jam session)
6/4  -  Nicole Pasternak and Ralph Lalama on vocals and tenor sax
6/11 - Giacomo Smith on clarinet
6/18 - Gary Smulyan on bari with Miro Sprague on piano
6/25 - Cindy Scott on vocals
For photos and videos of past NJW shows and related news, events and buzz, please see (and Like us) on FB at: www.facebook.com/NorthamptonJazzWorkshop


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