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.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Northampton Jazz Workshop Tuesday 4/28/15

Northampton Jazz Workshop 
Tuesday - 4/28/15

This Tuesday Kris Allen on alto sax. He has a new CD out that is very special. Last year Kris took over the reins of the Jazz Music Department at Williams College from Andy Jaffe.

Upcoming Guest Artists:

5/5 - Sarah Manning on alto sax

5/12 – Max Pollack - tap dancer supreme

5/19 – Blues and Art – Fred Clayton/vocals, Jimmy Morrell/guitar and Greg Stone/artist showing paintings.

5/26 - Hendrik Meurkens on harmonica and vibes

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.

For photos of past NJW shows and related news, events and buzz:

Other Events of Interest:
Friday, April 24, 8pm, all ages, $10-The Outnumbered featuring Charlie Kohlhase and Jason Robinson (saxes), Josh Rosen (piano), Bruno Raberg (bass), Curt Newton (drums). Northampton Community Music Center, 138 South Street, Northampton, MA

Thursday, April 30 at 8pm “Violinist-composer Jason Kao Hwang in the Bezanson Recital Hall

May 6th, 7:30 pm at the FAC Atrium Lobby. JAZZ LEGENDS SERIES! Honoring trombonist CURTIS FULLER. Saxophonist JAVON JACKSON will lead an informal discussion with the famed jazz musician. Refreshments served. Free Admission.

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