Music & Events
Bruce Johnstone Offers Concerts And Valuable Workshops
Join Him in Fredonia April 17 & 25
Bruce Johnstone, one of the country’s premier baritone saxophonists, longtime JazzErie member and supporter, and SUNY Fredonia music faculty member, will be performing and conducting a workshop during two days in April in nearby Fredonia and Jamestown..
April 17 Concerts & Clinics
Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m., the Robert Scharmann Theater at Jamestown Community College will present a Jazz Showcase Concert. Featured will be:
• Bruce Johnstone, with Fredonia’s Wednesday Night Big Bands, “The Hot Club of Fredonia,” a tribute to Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grapelli;
• “The Carousel Strings,” a ten-piece string section plus rhythm section, featuring Bruce Johnstone.
Admission for the concert is $3 for students; $5 for general admission.
These programs will be preceded by an open clinic for music educators and interested parties conducted by Bruce Johnstone. The Clinic will begin at 5:30 p.m. Contact Mike Kelly at Jamestown Community College, 716/338-1157, for directions and more information about these programs.
April 25 Concert
On Wednesday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m., the Wednesday Night Big Bands and the Carousel Strings will perform with Bruce Johnstone. The concert is at Diers Recital Hall.
Any or all of these will be a great chance to get your Spring, 2012 Bruce Johnstone fix!
Editor's Note: We originally reported a concert to be held on Monday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m.at Rosch Recital Hall on the SUNY Fredonia campus. That information was incorrect.
By David VanAmburg
March 8, 2012