Performing in the Ensemble are Richard Nelson, guitar; Marcia Gallagher, vocals;Frank Mauceri, saxophones; Peter Herman, guitar; Asher Barreras, bass; and RJ Miller, drums .
Creative contemporary jazz meets jazz-tinged blues and Americana, featuring vocalist Marcia Gallagher. Alongside guitarist Nelson’s dynamic and exploratory contemporary jazz compositions, expect South African jazz, music by Thelonious Monk, and jazz-tinged takes on blues and Americana classics featuring Maine’s outstanding jazz vocalist Marcia Gallagher.
The program will include titles from Nelson’s latest CD Deep River, on which Gallagher is a featured vocalist.
“Thirst for experimentation . . . pushing of known boundaries . . . appreciation for the time-tested sounds of the tradition. Not your typical guitar date.” — Cadence
“(Deep River is) a masterful suite by composer/guitarist Richard Nelson that merges jazz and American folk music.” — Boston Globe
When: Friday, April 17, 8 pm – 10 pm
Where: Woodfords Congregational Church, Meloon Chapel, 202 Woodford St., Portland, ME
Tickets: $5 students, $10 seniors, $15 advance, $20 at the door
Call for info or to reserve: (207) 828-1310