Celebrating 100 Years of Recorded Jazz
Nine Concerts Bring Jazz History to Erie
Beginning on March 2 with a reception at Gannon University featuring a talk by jazz author Mark Gridley, and a performance of traditional and Dixieland jazz, JazzErie's "Celebrating 100 Years..." Concert Season will consist of nine concerts in locations across the area, each concert presenting a landmark style of jazz.
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March 2 Reception,Talk by Mark Gridley, Concert featuring early jazz/Dixieland jazz
April (date to be determined) Celebrating Swing Zem Zem Shriners Hall, 2525 W. 38th St., Erie With Long School of Dance and JazzErie Swing Ensemble. Hosted by Phil Attenbury.
May 11 JazzErie's Next Generation Concert Gen. McLane High School, Edinboro. Six area high school jazz bands made up of student musicians, plus a band of regional professionals, play stage band arrangements.
June 17 JazzErie's Jazz & Blues Walk Starting with a reception and concert at the Erie Art Museum, great regional bands will perform at seven downtown Erie venues, each band representing a different page in jazz' rich history of musical styles (bee-bop, hard bop, fusion, Afro-Cuban jazz, funk, experimental jazz and more. In partnership with participating venues.
July 14 WQLN Sounds Around Town Concert, Recreation of "Jazz at the Philharmonic" concert, with regional musicians burning up the evening air.
August 4 WQLN Sounds Around Town Concert. Celebrating Miles. Featuring some of the arrangements, compositions and sounds of Miles Davis.
Sept. 28 Erie Philharmonic Pops Orchestra, in collaboration with JazzErie, celebrates jazz in a concert featuring the Chris Brubeck Quartet.
Oct. 6 Singer Vanessa Rubin and saxophonist Don Braden Erie Art Museum
Nov./Dec., date and musicians to be announced, One additional concert, featuring avant gard/experimental music.
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