Music & Events
Jazz Author Mark Gridley
March 16, Gannon University 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 16 Reception and presentation by jazz author Mark Gridley. 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Gannon University, Yehl Ballroom.
KICKOFF EVENT FOR "ERID CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF RECORDED JAZZ."
In partnership with Gannon University, JazzErie invites you to a Reception and Presentation by jazz author and musician Mark Gridley.. Free and open to the public.
Gridley is the author of the most widely used textbook on jazz: Concise Guide to Jazz, , used in high schools and colleges across the country. and worldwide. A more recent book, Jazz Styles, is now in its 11th Edition. Hi articles appear in Grove Dictionary of Music, the Encyclopedia Britannica, Black Perspectives on Music , and other journals.
A jazz flute and reeds player, Gridley is a native of Cleveland, OH.
SAVE THESE DATES!!! (Note changes from previous posting.)
Thurs., March 16 Reception and Presentation by jazz author Mark Gridley, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Yehl Ballroom, Gannon University. This event is free and open to the public.
Fri., April 21 "Celebrating Swing," with Long School of Dance and the Presque Isle Jazz Orchestra. 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Bel Aire Clarion Conference Center, 2800 W. 8th St. Tickets $15, JazzErie members $10.
Thurs., May 11 JazzErie's Next Generation Concert 6:00 p.m.,Gen. McLane High School, Rte.99, Edinboro. Area high school jazz bands made up of student musicians, plus a band of regional professionals, play stage band arrangements. Guest artist: clarinetist/saxophonist Sal Andolina, Suggested donation $5, students free.
Sat., June 17 JazzErie's Jazz & Blues Walk Starting with a reception and concert at the Erie Art Museum, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.great regional bands will perform at downtown Erie venues until midnight. Bands will play jazz from different eras: (swing, bebop, fusion, traditional, etc.) in keeping the theme of "Erie Celebrates...." Event is In partnership with participating venues. Suggested Donation $15.
Fri., July 14 WQLN Sounds Around Concert: re-creation of "Jazz at the Philharmonic" concert, with regional musicians burning up the evening air. 7:00 p.m. WQLN Studio, 8425 Peach St. Free.
Fri., August 4 WQLN Sounds Around Town Concert: "Celebrating Miles," featuring some of the arrangements, compositions and sounds of Miles Davis. 7:00 p.m. WQLN Studio. Free.
Fri., Oct. 6 Singer Vanessa Rubin and saxophonist Don Braden 8:00 p.m., Erie Art Museum. Suggested donation $20 general admission, $15 JazzErie members.
Sat., Oct. 28 Erie Philharmonic Pops Concert, featuring Chric Brubeck Quartet. Warner Theater, 8:00 p.m., ticket information available at www.eriephil.org. or call (814) 455-1375.
Fri., Nov. 17 Bobby Selvaggio and Red Rhinoscerous. 8:00 p.m. at the Erie Art Museum. Suggested donation $20 general admission, $15 JazzErie members.
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February 11, 2017