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.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Northampton Jazz Workshop guest saxophonist Felipe Salles

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest saxophonist Felipe Salles and UMass saxophone students, Tuesday September 8th, 7:30 to 8:30 PM followed by an open jazz jam until 10:30 PM, The Loft at the Clarion Hotel.

Upcoming Guest Artists:
9/15 - Gary Smulyan on bari
9/22 - Peter and Will Anderson on clarinet and sax
9/29 - Erik Lawrence on saxes

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.

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Other Events of Interest:

Thursday, Sept 10, 5:30-7:30pm - Jazz photographer and WWUH jazz radio host Maurice Robertson will have an opening reception of his work at the Butler McCook House and Gardens, 396 Main St. in Hartford. Live music in the garden from 6-7:30pm with saxophonist Rich McGhee and Rahstet with vocalist, Margaux Hayes. All free, exhibition runs Sept 10-October 5. viewing hours go to See attached PDF for more info.

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