Content by tag "Vermont"

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The Chick Corea Trilogy At The Flynn Center

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The Chick Corea Trilogy with Christian McBride and Brian Blade
The Flynn Center For The Performing Arts
Burlington, Vermont
October 15, 2019

The Chick Corea Trilogy may have played it safe on the Flynn Mainstage October 15th, but that didn't prevent frequent eruptions of robust applause from around the stately venue ...

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Charlie Parr At Higher Ground

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Charlie Parr
Higher Ground Showcase Lounge
South Burlington, VT
October 3, 2019

Assuming the stage alone and without any introduction, beginning almost surreptitiously with “CC Rider," Charlie Parr quieted the noisy crowd in this venue's smaller room within roughly sixty seconds. He faced similar challenges throughout his roughly ninety-minutes in ...

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Ghost Light At Twiddle's Tumbledown Festival

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Ghost Light
Waterfront Park
Tumbledown Music Festival
Burlington, VT
July 26, 2019

The bright, hot late afternoon sun hardly outshone keyboardist Holly Bowling's stage presence during Ghost Light's July 26th opening set on the main stage of Tumbledown. While she was unobtrusively navigating the quintet during an virtually uninterrupted hour ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Fred Haas

Fred Haas, a Dartmouth graduate ('73), teaches Saxophone, Jazz Piano, Improvisation, Jazz History and Music Theory at Dartmouth College. He lives in Hartland, Vermont, and travels throughout New England and beyond performing and recording with a variety of musicians. Fred brings to each of his performances and workshops a depth of experience and knowledge from over thirty-five years as a jazz musician and educator. His goal is to communicate a broad range of emotions through music as well as share information about the history of jazz and the art of jazz improvisation. In 1997 Fred founded Interplay Jazz Camp, which provides an opportunity for musicians of all ages to participate in a relaxed and supportive learning environment with an experienced faculty that focuses on key aspects of the improvisational art of jazz

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Burlington Discover Jazz Festival 2019

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Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Burlington, Vermont
May 31-June 9, 2019

Prominent among the many of virtues the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival offers its hometown each year is a reminder of the energetic activity that permeates the Queen City of Vermont (and not just at this most wonderful time of the year). Witness ...

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Dan Silverman's Early Heroes Jazz Ensemble At FlynnSpace

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Dan Silverman's Early Heroes Jazz Ensemble
FlynnSpace
Burlington Vermont
April 14, 2019

The cool overcast weather this Sunday afternoon in Vermont was a stark contrast to the sunny warmth of the day prior, but the atmosphere within FlynnSpace was something else altogether. The presentation of Dan Silverman's Early Heroes Jazz Ensemble ...

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Doug Perkins and Jamie Masefield At The Double E Performance Center

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Doug Perkins and Jamie Masefield
The Double E Performance Center
Essex Junction, VT
April 10, 2019

It's a fairly safe bet that every music lover knows at least one artist who toils in obscurity, relative or otherwise, at various levels, local and otherwise. The altitude of the profile(s) in question may ...

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Julian Lage Trio at Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

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Julian Lage Trio
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Burlington, Vermont
December 2, 2018

It was altogether fitting that guitarist Julian Lage led his trio onto a small stage surrounded on three sides by the modified stadium seating in place at FlynnSpace this early December evening. All the better for the ...

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The Magpie Salute At The Grand Point North Festival 2018

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The Magpie Salute
Grand Point North Festival
Waterfront Park, Burlington VT
September 16, 2018

The Grand Point North festival sound system didn't quite do justice to the multi-textured sound the Magpie Salute proffered late in the afternoon of Sunday September 16th, but that didn't undermine the verve, purpose and confidence the ...

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Charlie Parr At Higher Ground

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Charlie Parr
Higher Ground, Showcase Lounge
South Burlington, VT
July 27, 2018

Charlie Parr was downright dazzling in Higher Ground's Showcase Lounge Friday July 27. And if that seems hyperbole given his somewhat subdued concert in the same room last autumn, it probably shouldn't: with some eight more months of touring ...