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Thursday, September 2, 2010

WeedSOLO PIANO
Tad Weed
Tad Weed is a powerhouse of a pianist who 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. His artistically rich and diverse background allows him to bring different influences to his music. He has played concerts, clubs, television and radio around the world, and he is in great demand for his piano clinics, offered in collaboration with other well-known pianists throughout the US.
Thursday, September 9, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Voices in harmonyWOMEN'S BARBERSHOP CHORUS
Voices in Harmony
Voices in Harmony, under the direction of Lynne Peirce, is a rapidly growing 65-member a cappella ensemble of women singing barbershop harmony. Constantly striving, the chorus thrives on education and experiences that expand their knowledge and skills as singers and performers. Based in Ypsilanti, Michigan and affiliated with Sweet Adelines International, Voices in Harmony provides fun, exciting and innovative entertainment in four-part harmony.
Thursday, September 16, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109


LivingstonMARIMBA & FLUTE
Sam Livingston with Rachel Blumenthal
Sam Livingston traverses the musical landscape of the marimba, offering a taste of the its African roots, music from American composer Robert Aldridge, and the tango music of Argentinean composer Astor Piazzolla. Prior to coming to U-M to study music, Livingston performed with the Concord Chamber Orchestra in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He now plays with the U-M Percussion Ensemble, and his eclectic, multicultural marimba music can be heard on their upcoming CD featuring U-M alumni composers. Rachel Blumenthal, from Chicago, Illinois, also a senior at the U-M School of Music, will accompany Livingston on the flute.
Thursday, September 23, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Folk RevivalFOLK MUSIC OF THE 60s
The Fok Revival Band
Come hear "Blowin' in the Wind," "If I Had a Hammer" and other classic songs by Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul and Mary, Simon and Garfunkel and others. In addition, the show will feature traditional American folk songs performed on guitar, fiddle, mandolin, "bones" and folk flutes. The Folk Revival Band consists of twin brothers San and Laz Slomovits (also known as Gemini, Ann Arbor's nationally-known children's folk musicians), who came of age during the 60s. They will be joined on drums by U-M School of Music graduate and local music teacher, Mike Morrison.
Thursday, September 30, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Upcoming October Concerts

HerroldBRAZILIAN & LATIN JAZZ
Edie Herrold with Red Shoes
Enjoy the soothing, yet uplifting and exciting 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 Al Ayoub and exceptional percussionist Dennis Sheridan join well loved bassist Edie Herrold with Red Shoes on a journey of jazz inspiration.
Thursday, October 7, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Two GuitarsGYPSY 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, October 14, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109


BynumSOUTHERN ROOTS/NEW GRASS
Bill Bynum & Co.
With songs both traditional and original, and a sound that's as comfortable as old jeans and as fresh as a new blade of grass, Bill Bynum & Co. is a band that’s easy to love and hard to quit. Bill Bynum, guitarist and lead vocalist, is a first-prize winner in the Metro Detroit Songwriting Showcase with his song “Lovin’ You.”  Mary Seelhorst is a powerful, intuitive fiddler and vocalist from the hills of Athens, Ohio, and Minnesota native and bass player Chuck Anderson has played everything from jazz standards, to old-time, to the southern sounds of Bill Bynum & Co.
Thursday, October 21, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Cairn to CairnCELTIC FOLK ROCK
Cairn to Cairn
Cairn to Cairn is an acoustic trio based in Ann Arbor, Michigan which melds elements of improvisation with classical technique, rock ‘n’ roll and folk songwriting. Flutist/vocalist Kelly McDermott, guitarist/singer Terry Farmer, and bassist/percussionist/vocalist Rob Crozier each have distinct musical personalities, yet they have a synergy when arranging traditional and newly composed music. They each bring a high level of artistry, sophistication and passionate energy to their performances. Never satisfied with the status quo, these talented musicians continue to pursue the next cairn.
Thursday, October 28, 2010, 12:10 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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