Spiritual songs and contemplative improvisations


BRATTLEBORO >> An afternoon of spiritual songs and contemplative improvisations is set to take place Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m. with Bob Stabach, Eugene Uman and special guest Stephan Brandstatter in a benefit for the Shambhala Center of Brattleboro.

Bob Stabach, tenor saxophonist, composer, and educator, has a master's degree from the University of Connecticut School of Music. He has played and composed for various jazz groups in the New England region and is the leader of the Bob Stabach 4tet. He has recently released his first jazz CD entitled "Light Forms."

Eugene Uman is the artistic director of the internationally recognized Vermont Jazz Center in Brattleboro. He has a master's degree from Queens College in Jazz Performance, and was a recipient of a Eubie Blake Scholarship. He is a composer and has given workshops at the university level in jazz composition, jazz theory and harmony, jazz improvisation, jazz pedagogy, and jazz history and appreciation.

A donation of $5 to $25 is appreciated to aid the Center with an urgent need to meet its operating expenses.

All are welcome to attend this performance by Brattleboro's leading jazz performers.

The Shambhala Meditation Center is located in the Whetstone Studio for the Arts building, 28 Williams St., Brattleboro (Near the intersection of Elliot, Frost, Union, and Williams streets).

For information call 802-257-1984


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