Free Jazz Concert at Shalin Liu Performance Center Tonight!

Hey all! Sorry for late notice, but just got this email reminder today—looks like a great show!

Tonight!

Wednesday, July 18, 7 PM
Community Concert

Alexa Tarantino Quartet with Ulysses Owens, Jr.

Alexa Tarantino is an award-winning, vibrant, young jazz saxophonist, woodwind doubler, composer, and educator. She performs regularly as a leader and sideman in a wide variety of ensembles and genres including Sherrie Maricle & the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra (holding a weekly residency at Birdland Jazz Club), LSAT (her new quintet co-led with baritone saxophonist Lauren Sevian), Tarantino/Terefenko. LEARN MORE

 “exquisite soloing that is fresh, inspired, and original” – All About Jazz

Free admission, no tickets issued.  Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center

Free Jazz Concerts and Classes This Week at Shalin Liu

Check it out! Rockport Jazz Camp for kids ages 11 to 18 (two of my students are there!) is taking place all this week at the Rockport schools, a collaboration with Rockport Music Shalin Liu Performance Center.

There are several free performances this week:

Wednesday, 7 pm: Alexa Tarantino Jazz Quintet

Thursday and Friday at 2 pm: Jazz Improvisation Master Classes (I’ll be at one or both of those for sure)

Saturday, 10 am: FIVE PLAY jazz quintet performs a free, family concert.Jazz-Camp-160-alt

Click HERE for info on all the events

 

 

 
And, upcoming on the 27th, and I’m sorry I’ll miss this one, but students will be performing with members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra!

Saturday, August 27, 3 PM

MASTERCLASS: Members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center
Members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will work with Rockport Jazz Camp students on such topics as improvisation, large ensemble performance, and instrument-specific techniques. Later that evening, student musicians from the Jazz Camp will participate in the Rockport Music Gala later that evening by providing musical entertainment as patrons stroll to Millbrook Meadow from the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Free, no tickets required.
Runtime: 1 hour

And…this concert costs money but this band is the quintessential Cajun band, Buckwheat Zydeco, I’ve seen them play and they are awesome:

This Friday, 8 pm: http://rockportmusic.org/buckwheat-zydeco/

Watch them on YouTube here:

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