FREE JAZZ PERFORMANCES AND WORKSHOPS
EVERY SATURDAY AFTERNOON TROUGHOUT FEBRUARY AND MARCH
WITH RENOWNED DELAWARE VALLEY ARTISTS
@ THE GORDON THEATER
RUTGERS-CAMDEN, 3RD & PEARL STREET
Camden, NJ - Beginning today, January 27th and running through February and March, the Gordon Theater, Stedman Gallery will host FREE jazz performances and workshops led by some of the Delaware Valley's most renowned artists. Every Saturday afternoon from 1 pm to 4 pm people of all ages can stroll into the Stedman Gallery, inside the Gordon Theater at 3rd & Pearl Street and get up close and personal to artists you may only get the opportunity to see in a jazz club or big stage.
FREE JAZZ PEFORMANCE and WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 1pm to 4 pm:
Jan. 27th: Legendary saxophonist Sam Reed : HISTORY OF LATIN JAZZ concert and workshop
Feb 3rd: Bob Perkins (WRTI Radio Host) and a trio: HISTORY OF PHILLY JAZZ
Feb. 10th : Jazz Tap Dancer Brinae Ali: BEATS 2 YA FEET - tap dancing as a percussive instrument
Feb. 17th : The John Coley Trio: HISTORY OF R&B AND ITS JAZZ ROOTS
Feb. 24th: Spoken Word Artist Lamont Napalm" Dixon: POETRY & JAZZ
March 3rd: Tony Wyatt Trio: JAZZ DRUMZ: THE DRUMBEAT IS THE HEARTBEAT
March 10th : Elliott Levin Trio: THE SAXOPHONE AND JAZZ
March 17th : Vocalist Sherry Wilson Butler: JAZZ, JAM AND JELLY VOCAL WORKSHOP
March 24th: Lucky Thompson Trio: ORIGIN OF HARD BOB
March 31st: Eric Mintel Quartet: THE DAVE BRUBECK STORY
The Free afternoon jazz performances are part of the GORDON THEATER JAZZ FESTIVAL which also includes ticketed evening performances by saxophonist MIGUEL ZENON (Jan. 27th), pianist ROBERT GLASPER (Feb. 24th) and trumpeter TERENCE BLANCHARD (March 31st). , Ticket prices range from $12 to $26.
See www.gordontheater.com for more information. FREE PARKING. Box Office call 856-225-2700.
Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts is South New Jersey's premier performing arts, visual arts and arts education institution and has been designated a Major Arts Organization of New Jersey" by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State. Located on the Camden waterfront, the RCCA's three main venues - the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Stedman Gallery, and Black Box Studio, serves as focal points for the visual and performing arts in the region from international touring artists and exhibitions to local theatre and community arts.
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