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, September 5, 2018

Northampton Jazz Workshop features the Green Street Quintet


WHAT: Northampton Jazz Workshop features the Green Street Quintet
WHEN: Tuesday, September 11th, 7:30 to 8:30PM followed by an open jazz jam session until 10:30 PM
WHERE: The City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA

This week we once again present our own resident quintet that includes Don Anderson on trumpet, Jason Robinson on sax, George Kaye on bass, Paul Arslanian on piano and in Jon's place, Bob Weiner on drums. I am personally excited to be premiering a new work of mine, composed in collaboration with Kimaya Diggs who penned the lyrics for the work. Kimaya will be joining us on the first number to perform this piece entitled "The Dream". As in the past, we will also be playing tunes written or arranged by all members of he quintet.

Upcoming Guest Artists:
9/11 - Green Street Quintet with Bob Weiner on drums
9/18 - Jay Clayton on vocals with George Schuller on drums
9/25 - Claire Daly on baritone sax with George Schuller on drums

10/2  - Houston Person on tenor with Jimmy Madison on drums
10/9 -  Warren Chiasson on vibes with Jon Fisher on drums
10/16 - Michael Rabinowitz on bassoon
10/23 - Greg Abate on sax and flute
10/30 - Gary Smulyan on bari

The concert set starts at 7:30, followed immediately by the jam session until 10:30. $5 per person room charge for the concert set. City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA. 413-584-4830

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