WHEN: Friday, June 3 - 8 & 9:30 pm
Walt Weiskopf Quartet
Walt Weiskopf - tenor saxophone
Harry Appelman - organ
Behn Gillece - vibes
Steve Fidyk – drums
Saxophonist, composer and author Walt Weiskopf has made an impressive mark as a leader and sideman with nineteen critically acclaimed albums and countless sideman credits. A dynamic player with enormous technical prowess, Weiskopf is equally well-regarded as a composer, with albums containing predominantly original work.
Weiskopf's latest record, The Way You Say It (Posi-Tone Records, 2016) employs unique instrumentation to explore a wide vocabulary of styles and sounds.
Weiskopf has performed as a sideman for notables Frank Sinatra, Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs. His long-running current sideman gig is with Steely Dan.
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Saturday, June 4 - 8 & :30 pm
Todd Marcus Quartet
Todd Marcus, bass clarinet
Bruce Barth, piano
Kris Funn, bass
Eric Kennedy, drums
Bass clarinetist, composer, and bandleader Todd Marcus is one of the few jazz artists worldwide to focus exclusively on the bass clarinet as a solo instrument. While use of bass clarinet in jazz typically tends to lean heavily towards avant-garde and free-jazz styles, Marcus' playing presents the instrument with a modern straight-ahead jazz approach.
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Sunday, June 5 - 2 pm
Violinist Judson Deitrich & Cellist Carolyn Rosinsky
Program will include Two Eyeglasses Obligato by Beethoven, Dedicases by Kjell Marcussen, and several of the Two-part Inventions by Bach.
A passion for music education and community engagement, Judson Deitrich is a Violin Teaching Artist and the Operations Coordinator for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra OrcKids music program.
Cellist Carolyn Rosinsky performs frequently as a chamber musician and soloist in the Baltimore-Washington area. She regularly plays in both traditional concert venues and non-traditional settings such as hospitals and public spaces, spreading music out into the wider community. Carolyn places great importance on education through music, working with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's OrchKids program and with youth in Peru and Brazil through AmaZon Art.
TICKETS: $13 in advance/$16 at door/$10 full-time students Get Tickets
Sunday, June 5 - 5 pm
Roots Cafe: Ken & Brad Kolodner
perform their own songs in the round
with your singing host Geoffrey Himes
Regarded as one of the top hammered dulcimer players and old-time fiddlers in the US, Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces in a duo with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the clawhammer banjo world to perform original and traditional old-time music. Ken is best known as one-third of the famed trio Helicon, while Brad is noted for his work with the Charm City Junction. The twosome's first recording, 2011's “Otter Creek,” became the most played instrumental recording on the international Folk-DJ Radio charts. Ken & Brad released “Skipping Rocks,” their second album, in 2013. In its first month, it became the fourth most played recording on the Folk-DJ Charts.
TICKETS: $17 in advance, $20 at door/$10 full-time students with ID Get Tickets
Monday, June 6 - 7:30 pm
Peabody Jazz Students
Nathan Hook, saxophone
Alex Fornier, bass
Jonathan Baez, percussion
Performing in our first floor gallery.
Multi-instrumentalist and composer Nathan Hook is currently studying under Gary Thomas.
Alex Fournier is currently studying in Michael Formanek's studio.
Jazz Percussionist Jonathan Baez is in the studio of Nasar Abadey at Peabody.
TICKETS: $8//$5 full-time students wtih ID Get Tickets