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SUMMER CONCERT SERIES in the UH Courtyard

CLASSIC JAZZ
Doug Horn Trio
Well versed in the musical styles of bebop, swing, Latin, blues and ballads, Doug Horn has been performing for 41 years in Michigan and around the world. In this trio, Horn’s saxophone and flute is joined by Paul Keller on bass and Tony Viviano on piano. Their style reflects influences from such jazz giants as Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, Cannonball Adderley, and Phil Woods. Doug Horn has been featured at the Detroit Montreaux Jazz Festival, Allegan Jazz Festival, and the Petoskey Festival of the Arts, just to name a few.
Thursday, August 6, 2009, Noon-1 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1


ACOUSTIC ROOTS MUSIC
Skylark

Featuring Betsy Beckerman on hammered dulcimer, banjo and vocals, with Paul Winder on violin, Sara Melton Keller on guitar and vocals and David Stearns on bass, Skylark is a joyous celebration of sound. The hammered dulcimer and fiddle tunes are not to be missed, and Skylark’s harmonies are heart warming and engaging in a way you don’t often hear. Come lift your spirit, tap your toes and sing along with Skylark.
Thursday, August 13, 2009, Noon-1 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1


NO CONCERT
Thursday, August 20 & 27, 2009
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Upcoming September Concerts

AMERICAN SONGBOOK
Tad Weed
Tad Weed is a powerhouse of a pianist who recently relocated from Los Angeles to Ann Arbor. Weed has performed with some of the greatest names in jazz including John Patitucci, Mundell Lowe, Carmen McCrae, Charles Lloyd and Woody Herman. He has played concerts, clubs, television and radio around the world, and is in great demand for his piano clinics, offered in collaboration with other well-known pianists throughout the US.
Thursday, September 3, 2009, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1


MODERN JAZZ PIANO
Jim Vincent

Jim Vincent studied piano from a very early age with someone who himself had been a student of the great English pedagogue, Tobias Matthay. Although his career was eventually directed towards science, Jim maintained a strong — and for many years professional — interest in piano performance. In jazz, he performed with some of Europe's top improvisers, and made appearances at major jazz festivals and in BBC broadcast concerts. Prior to his recent retirement, he was Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at U-M.
Thursday, September 10, 2009, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1


OLD TIME PIANO
Jerry Perrine
Specializing in the classic American piano styles of ragtime, traditional jazz, blues and boogie-woogie, Jerry Perrine’s music is full of fun. When he was 17 years old, his fascination with the music of Scott Joplin inspired him to teach himself how to play ragtime piano. This led him next on a chronological journey of musical study of the different styles of piano music by listening to recordings of Eubie Blake, Jelly Roll Morton, James P. Johnson and others. He has enjoyed performing “old time” piano for over thirty years throughout Michigan.
Thursday, September 17, 2009, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1


GYPSY JAZZ
Two Guitars

Ann Arbor guitarists Joseph Summers (lead) and Alex Belhaj (rhythm) play multilayered music with energetic rhythms. This guitar duo draws deeply from the European swing music of the legendary Django Reinhardt, but their repertoire also includes Latin, samba, tango, and salsa sounds as well as jazz standards.  Summers is an U-M graduate, and Belhaj is currently an undergraduate student in Literature, Sciences and the Arts at U-M.
Thursday, September 24, 2009, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1

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