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.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Northampton Jazz Workshop features vocalist Rebecca Parris

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest vocalist Rebecca Parris Tuesday, November 10th 7:30 to 8:30 PM followed by an open jazz jam until 10:30 PM at the The City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton.

Also, if you are interested, there are some nice photos from the Giacomo Gates performance last week that appeared in on Here's a link to the gallery.

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Hotel rooms provided by Fairfield Inn, Conz St.

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Upcoming Guest Artists:
11/17 - Ambrose Akinmusire-trumpet (sponsored by the Valley Jazz Network)
11/24 - Ted Casher on clarinet and sax
12/1  -  John Stowell on guitar
12/8  -  Claie Daly on baritone sax
12/15 - Karrin Allyson on vocals
12/22 - Erena Terakubo on alto sax
12/29 - Jay Hoggard on vibes
The concert set starts at 7:30, followed immediately by the jam session until 10:30. No cover or minimum. City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA. 413-584-4830
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Other Events of Interest:
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - Ken Aldcroft / Jason Robinson )guitar and sax) Duo
and Jake Meginsky - electronics solo 8pm, $9, all ages Flywheel Arts

Monday, November 9th at 7:30PM.The Bob Stabach 4tet will be performing a concert in at the Rocky Hill CoHousing Common House.  The Quartet includes Eugene Uman, keyboards; George Kaye, bass; Claire Arenius.on drums; and Bob on sax. More info: 1 413 586 6384.
Thursday, November 12th - Grand opening of  121 Club at the East Works building in Easthampton (former site of Apollo Grill). Scott Mullett and the Green St. Trio play from 7-10PM. The club has a full bar and food will be available from Riffs just down the hall. $5.00 at the door and no bar minimum.

For Dancers Only:
Meli's Ballroom Dancing for mature audiences over 50 (or anyone really). Sunday the 8th at 3PM at American Legion in Hadley- this week learn the Hustle. Ongoing series.

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