Sidewalk Café : Gypsy Jazz and more
Sunday, June 16, 2 - 3 p.m., at Central Library
Sidewalk Cafe's point of departure is the French Gypsy Jazz of the 1930s features the vocals of guitarist Reynold Philipsek. Prairie Home Companion, veteran Gary Schulte plays the violin, and Jeff Bruske will perform on bass. They are distinctly American players, all three with highly unique sound and approach, in performances that are anything but traditional Hot Club.
George Maurer Trio, the Legacy of American Jazz
Wednesday, June 19, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., at Merriam Park Library
This performance will guide the audience through the legacy that the great American jazz musicians have left and how their works have impacted American culture and music. This performance includes works from a variety of amazing American jazz artists from a variety of cultures and backgrounds.
Salsabrosa, Afro-Cuban Latin Music and Dance
Wednesday, June 26, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., at Riverview Library
Salsabrosa, led by two Cuban natives, offers an exciting program that incorporates authentic Latin music demonstrating the unique instruments and rhythms associated with Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha, and more.