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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Northampton Jazz Workshop Featuring Vermont based saxophonist and pianist Fred Haas


WHAT: Northampton Jazz Workshop Featuring Vermont based saxophonist and pianist Fred Haas
WHEN: 7:30pm, followed immediately by the jam session until 10:30
WHERE: City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA. 

We are pleased to present to you for his third visit saxophonist and pianist Fred Haas from Woodstock, VT. Fred is also an inspiring educator, teaching at Dartmouth College and as founder and coordinator of the Interplay Summer Jazz and Arts Camp, in existence since 1996. Here's an excerpt from his bio:

Fred Haas has performed with the likes of Oscar Peterson, Ray Charles, Pat Metheny, Clark Terry, Milt Jackson, Joe Morello, Don Cherry, Karrin Allyson, Matt Wilson, Gene Bertoncini, John Proulx and many others. Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny calls Fred Haas "a totally world-class saxophone player." Jazz trumpet legend Clark Terry said, "You won't find a more capable jazz player and teacher than Fred Haas, and that's a fact!"
http://home.dartmouth.edu/faculty-directory/fred-haas

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:
7/9 - James Suggs on trumpet
7/16 - Blues Night with Mark Nomad guitar and Charles Langford on sax.
7/23 - Sheryl Bailey on guitar
7/30 - Joe Magnarelli on trumpet

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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