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OLD TIME MUSKETRY
with opening act Jon Birkholz's Jazz Lunch
WHEN: July 9 – Monday, 8 PM
TICKETS: $10/$8 students
Adam Schneit, saxophone and clarinet; Max Goldman, drums
JP Schlegelmilch, piano; Phil Rowan, double bass
Old Time Musketry presents a joyous music that draws on the exuberant spirit of early jazz, the poignant melodies and soulful grooves of rock and folk music, the energy and spontaneity of free improvisation, and a willfully experimental attitude towards combining these elements into a unique vision of American music. Old Time Musketry joined forces in early 2009 in Brooklyn and has been developing their unique sound by performing widely in the New York area and around the Northeast. The band will be releasing their debut album, Different Times, on Steeplechase Records in the fall of 2012.
DAVID MURRAY BLACK MUSIC INFINITY QUARTET
WHEN: Thursday, July 12, 8 & 9:30 PM
TICKETS: $25/$15 students
David Murray, saxophones; Marc Cary, keyboards; Charnett Mofett, bass; Nasheet Wait, drums
Tenor saxophonist David Murray is characterized by a mighty sound and an open mind, having linked his soulful free jazz style to, among others, a gipsy ensemble and a Latin big band.
Still riding over the success of the Cuban Ensemble Plays Nat King Cole En Espanol, Murray strikes back with a new unique new project and line-up: Black Music Infinity Quartet, gathering around him three top musicians from New York and a brand-new repertoire.
STEVEN CARRINGTON QUARTET
WHEN: July 13 – Friday, 8 & 9:30 PM
TICKETS: $15/$12 seniors/$ 10 students
Gregory Bandy, drums; Anthony Wonsey, piano; Mike matthews, bass; Steve Carrington, tenor saxophone
Dynamic, powerful, and diverse, Steve Carrington's depth in his interpretation and confidence in his approach move the soul.
Born and raised in East Baltimore, Steve Carrington’s attended Frederick Douglass High, a school with a rich musical legacy that includes alumni such as Cab Calloway and Eubie Blake. While a student at Douglass, Carrington showed an early commitment to and love for jazz. Carrington continued his musical maturation at the Baltimore School for the Arts. Following graduation, he was awarded a scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he studied jazz theory, composition, and performance with saxophonist/teacher, Bill Pierce.
A PIANIST’S GUIDE TO IMROVISATION (WORKSHOP)
Led by Robert Hitz
WHEN: July 14 – Saturday, 5 PM
ADMISSION: $12/$10 students
Open to beginners and accomplished players of any instrument. Bring your instrument and an open mind.
NICO SARBANES QUINTET
WHEN: July 15 – Sunday, 5 & 7 PM
TICKETS: $10/$8 students
Nico Sarbanes, trumpet/vocals; Eli Aleinikoff, tenor saxophone; Jake Silverman, piano; Blake Meister, bass, Aaron Seeber, drums
An 18-year-old Baltimore native, Nico Sarbanes is currently enrolled in the Schulich School of Music at McGill University in Montreal, where he is a Jazz Trumpet Performance major. In high school, he was selected multiple times to the Baltimore County Honors Jazz Ensemble, and was selected to be the lead trumpet in both the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 Maryland All-State Jazz Bands. Nico is also a talented jazz vocalist, performing standards out of the Great American Songbook around the Baltimore/DC area.