Summer jazz workshop concerts

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BRATTLEBORO >> Join the Vermont Jazz Center for their summer workshop concerts held at The Putney School's Michael S. Currier Center. Tonight the Vermont Jazz Center Faculty Concert will present vocalists Sheila Jordan and Jay Clayton, Rob Freeberg (trumpet), Jeff Galindo (trombone), Scott Mullett, Michael Zsoldos (saxophone), Carolina Calvache, Harvey Diamond, Ray Gallon and Eugene Uman (piano), Marcus McLaurine, George Kaye, David Picchi and Cameron Brown (bass), Franciso Mela, Brian Adler and Claire Arenius, (drums) and Julian Gerstin, percussion. The ticket price for the faculty concert is $20, $15 for students. Local music students are admitted free of charge. Tickets available at vtjazz.org

On Friday the VJC Summer Workshop Student Concert will showcase faculty-coached student ensembles with numerous vocalists and several piano trios. This concert will be divided into two sections, the first will start at 3:30 PM and the second show will resume after a dinner break at 8:00 PM. Singers will be accompanied by a professional jazz trio and the piano trios will be assisted and perform with a faculty bassist. Also performing will be five faculty-coached ensembles, usually comprised of two or three horns, piano, bass and drums. For the student concert, a $5.00 donation is suggested. All concerts will take place at The Putney School's Michael S. Currier Center and are accessible to all.

For information regarding this workshop and related concerts, please visit the VJC's website at vtjazz.org, or call 802-254 9088.


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