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, April 8, 2016

Northampton Jazz Workshop features vocalist Marion Cowings

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest vocalist Marion Cowings Tuesday, April 19th, 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.

Jazz singer Marion Cowings is a native New Yorker. His smooth baritone voice and considerable range has been delighting audiences around the world for decades. Mentored by the legendary Jon Hendricks, Cowings is a master of scat and vocal technique. He has appeared at the Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Blue Note, Village Vanguard, and as well as many prestigious venues abroad. Currently Cowings performs regularly at Small Jazz Club in the West Village.

Marion will also be appearing in our area as a principal character in Peacemaker: The Musical by John Tierney, to be premiered at the Academy of Music on May 6 and 7.


Friday May 6: http://www.aomtheatre.com/event/peacemaker-a-new-musical-for-planet-earth/

Saturday, May 7 http://www.aomtheatre.com/event/peacemaker-a-new-musical-for-planet-earth-2/


​Hotel rooms provided by Fairfield Inn, Conz St.


Upcoming Guest Artists:
4/5 – Dianne Mower on vocals
4/12 - Houston Person on tenor
4/19 – Marion Cowings on vocals
4/26 – Greg Abate on saxes
5/3 – Gary Smulyan on baritone
5/10 – Erena Terakubo on alto
5/17 – Cindy Scott and Brian Seeger/vocal and guitar
5/24 – Erik Lawrence on sax and flute
5/31- Jay Hoggard on vibes
6/7 – Ralph Lalama on saxes
6/14 – Paul Lieberman on sax and flute
6/21 – Sheryl Bailey on guitar
6/28 – Ray Vega on trumpet



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