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Jerry PerrineOLD TIME PIANO
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Jerry Perrine specializes in the classic American piano styles of ragtime, traditional jazz, blues and boogie-woogie. As a teenager, Perrine became fascinated with the ragtime piano music of Scott Joplin and others, and he taught himself how to play ragtime piano. As he studied the music and the history of that piano style, he learned of other styles and pianists such as Eubie Blake, Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller and many others. He learned how to play and compose in each style, and he has enjoyed performing old time piano music for nearly thirty years. Recently, he has been a featured performer at the Greenfield Village Ragtime Street Fair in Dearborn, Michigan.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, Sept 3, 2015, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Dave SharpWORLD JAZZ
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Band leader and bassist Dave Sharp leads the Worlds Trio featuring original compositions and exciting arrangements of jazz standards. Sharp is from Detroit, where he was inspired by the city’s rich music heritage. After receiving a degree from U-M, Sharp studied jazz performance with legendary bassist Herbie Lewis at the New College of California. Sharp now resides in Ann Arbor, where he continues to compose, record, teach and perform. His warm tone and driving rhythms make him a stand-out talent in the metro Detroit jazz music scene. Sharp will be joined by Elden Kelly on guitar, glissentar and cumbus, and Carolyn Koebel on percussion.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, Sept 10, 2015, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Organza G TrioSMOOTH JAZZ
Organza G Trio

The Organza G Trio plays such greats as “Mister Magic” by Grover Washington, “It’s Too Late” by Carol King, and Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On.” Band leader Greg “Super G” McKinney is retired from the University of Michigan Health System, where he worked in the main operating rooms. Now music has taken center stage for him on keyboard and vocals. He is joined by Charles Prophit on saxophone and Joe Gagaleio on percussion.  
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, Sept 17, 2015, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Tracy KashFLUTE/GUITAR DUO – JAZZ & SOUL
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Armed with a bachelor’s degree from University of North Texas and a master’s degree from the Boston Conservatory, Tracy Kash is an accomplished classical and jazz flutist who is now actively songwriting, arranging and performing on flute, vocals and piano. She won the 2009 Detroit Music Award for Outstanding Jazz Vocalist and has been nominated for many others in recent years, including Jazz Composer, Jazz Instrumentalist and R&B Artist. Guitarist Pat Shanley is best known for his tenure with the award-winning Detroit band Tangerine Trousers and has performed with a wide variety of blues and rock ensembles.
Gifts of Art Free Concert
Thursday, Sept 24, 2015, 12:10-1:00 pm
University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109

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