Appearing at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Rd, Cheltenham PA (19012) on Wednesday, April 4th 2012 to celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month will be bassist Rob Swanson
and The Terra Soul Project
. One show: 7:30-9PM. Tickets: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. Free Refreshments! For info: 215-517-8337. Free parking onsite.
This Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concert Series is sponsored by Jazz Bridge, a 501C3 nonprofit that assists local jazz and blues musicians in crisis. The Cheltenham Neighborhood Concert series is partially supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.
Born in Wilmington Delaware in 1967, Swanson has made a name for himself as one of the most versatile working bassists in the Philly metro area working with such diverse artists as Siora
, Klingon Klez
, Don Eaton Band, Cartoon Christmas Trio, and Hoots and Hellmouth. Tripling on electric and upright bass and vocals, Rob finds himself in up to 20 different musical configurations on any given month, including bebop, groove, world, funk and rock. The latest CD release by Swanson is The Terra Soul Project
, a compilation of original works inspired by world music and jazz. On stage, Rob will be joined by world-class musicians: Jimmy Coleman
drums (John Legend), Frank Strauss
keys (Tom Jones/Melissa Manchester), and Greg Riley
Sax (Ray Charles
/ Keiko Matsui
To check out the complete schedule of other Jazz Bridge concerts, please visit Jazz Bridge