Legendary Musicians Edward “Kidd” Jordan, William Parker and Hamid Drake to Perform at Amherst College Faultlines Event Feb. 26

February 17, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues Thursday, Feb. 26, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 7 of the Arms Music Center with a performance workshop by the legendary New Orleans saxophonist and educator Edward “Kidd” Jordan, who will be joined by acclaimed bassist William Parker and percussionist Hamid Drake.

Harlem Gospel Choir to Perform at Amherst College Feb. 27

February 6, 2009                

AMHERST, Mass. – The renowned Harlem Gospel Choir will perform at Amherst College’s Arms Recital Hall Friday, Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. The concert—which is free and open to the public but has limited seating available—is part of the college’s celebration of the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dave Pietro Group to Collaborate with Jazz@Amherst to Make Music, Feed the Hungry on Feb. 28

February 18, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The Dave Pietro Group will play the music of Stevie Wonder at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College to raise money for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.

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