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SUMMER CONCERT SERIES in the UH Courtyard

19TH CENTURY BRASS BAND
Dodworth Saxhorn Band
The Dodworth Saxhorn Band is a recreation of one of America’s first all-brass bands. The original Dodworth Band dominated the New York music scene from 1836 to 1891. Today, Ann Arbor’s own Dodworth Saxhorn Band, composed of up to 17 members, performs period music in 19th century attire using antique brass valved horns and drums built in the 1800’s. They also use drama, poetry, dance, and audience participation to help bring America’s musical past to life.
Thursday, July 2, 2009, Noon-1 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


BRAZILIAN & LATIN JAZZ
Edie Herrold with Red Shoes

Enjoy the uplifting, exciting, and soothing sounds of Edie Herrold and Red Shoes as they explore the world of jazz. You’ll hear great grooves from Brazil, the Caribbean, and North America, as well as intricate, intriguing and animated original pieces. Master guitarist Robert Tye and exceptional pianist Dale Grisa join well-loved bassist Edie Herrold on a journey of jazz inspiration.
Thursday, July 9, 2009, Noon-1 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


SWING & JAZZ
Five Guys Named Moe
This lively and accomplished quintet collectively brings decades of performing experience to its unique musical arrangements. With Eric Nyhuis on drums; Mary Seelhorst on fiddle & vocals; Myron Grant on guitar, harmonica, & vocals; Jake Reichbart on guitar & vocals; and Nick Calandro on bass, Five Guys Named Moe has a full-bodied and eclectic sound. You’ll hear swing, free-wheeling be-bop, zany humor and much more. Performing some of the best in American jazz, traditional, and popular music, Five Guys Named Moe croons and riffs; they are hot, yet smooth and cool.
Thursday, July 16, 2009, Noon-1 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


CELTIC FOLK TRIO
Cairn to Cairn
Cairn to Cairn features the brilliant forces of vocalist/flutist Kelly McDermott, poet/guitarist Terry Farmer, and bassist/percussionist/vocalist Rob Crozier. McDermott and Farmer are both classically trained, and together with Crozier’s background in jazz and improvisation, these talents merge to create an eclectic blend of Celtic, folk, and world music. With McDermott's virtuosity and explorations into ancient Celtic ballads, Farmer’s poetic wit and rock-n-roll excitement, and Crozier’s expansiveness of sonic palette, this is Celtic folk music with modern texture and global rhythm.
Thursday, July 23, 2009, Noon-1 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


FOLK ROCK TRIO
Souls Alike
Bob Huffman (guitar and vocals), Tracy Huffman (vocals) and Kyle Rasmussen (percussion) together form a dynamite folk-rock trio. Bob Huffman studied music in Hollywood and Boston and is currently a music therapist at Mott Children’s Hospital. Tracy has been a vocalist in bands throughout the Midwest since 1984 and serves as a minister in Ann Arbor. Kyle has played in various bands and community theatre performances, and he works as a psychologist/therapist in Ann Arbor. They’ll play originals and favorites by artists such as Sheryl Crow, Patty Griffin and Sarah McLachlan. 
Thursday, July 30, 2009, Noon-1 pm
University Hospital Courtyard
Rain location: University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


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Upcoming August Concerts

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. 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, 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, August13, 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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