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.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Northampton Jazz Workshop Featuring alto saxophonist Erena Terakubo

WHAT: Northampton Jazz Workshop Featuring alto saxophonist Erena Terakubo
WHEN: Tuesday, March 10th 7:30 to 8:30 followed by the open jazz jam session until 10:30
WHERE: City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA

Back for her fifth appearance with us, we are pleased that Erena is not only fronting the band on Tuesday night but she will also be giving a saxophone clinic in the afternoon at the Northampton Community Music Center to students from NCMC, JFK and NHS. This is sponsored by the Elliot Ross Jazz Artists in the Schools Fund which is managed by the Northampton Jazz Festival.

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 and donations to the band gratefully accepted. City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA. 413-584-4830 #northamptonma

Also of Interest
1. Friday, March 6th, 7-10PM at Collegian Court Restaurant, Chicopee, MA featuring Beth Logan Raffeld-vocals, Alex Nakhimovsky-piano, Ed Brainard-flugel horn & trumpet and
Jason Schwartz-bass

2. Tickets are now on sale for the Northampton Jazz Festivals Jazz Brunch featuring tenor saxophone great Houston Person with the Green Street Trio and a bountiful brunch. Radio host Tom Reney will be the emcee for this event happening on Sunday, April 5 at the Delaney House in Holyoke. A portion of all ticket sales go towards matching funds for the Davis Financial Jazz Artists in the Schools program For tickets and more info go to:

3. FRIDAY, MARCH 13 AT 7:30 PM JAZZ SHARES PRESENTS: STEVE SWELL'S KENDE DREAMS at Northampton Arts Trust, 33 Hawley St.Northampton, MA 01060

Upcoming Guest Artists:
3/17 - Avery Sharpe on bass along with George Kaye featuring a special two bass hit.
3/24 - Tim Armacost on tenor sax
3/31 - Green Street Quintet (with added horns Jason Robinson and Don Anderson playing original arrangements and compositions)

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