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, January 4, 2016

Northampton Jazz Workshop features alto saxophonist Kris Allen

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest alto saxophonist Kris Allen on Tuesday, January 12th 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.

Hotel rooms provided by Fairfield Inn, Conz St.

Upcoming Guest Artists:
1/12 - Kris Allen on alto

1/19 - Jason Robinson on tenor

1/26 - Hendrik Meurkens on vibes and harmonica

2/2 - Charles Langford on tenor and soprano saxes

2/9 - Samirah Evans/vocals and Don Anderson/trumpet: Celebration of Fat Tuesday

2/16 - Scott Mullet on saxes

2/23 - Dmitry Baevsky on alto

3/1 - Joe Cohn on guitar

3/8 - Ray Vega on trumpet

3/15 - Don Braden on tenor

3/22 - Paul Combs and Jim Cameron on saxes - the music of Tadd Dameron

3/29 - Karrin Allyson on vocals

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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