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Sixth Annual Manchester-CT Jazz Festival
December 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$36.00
Beth Sholom B’nai Israel (BSBI) of Manchester is proud to present the 6th Manchester CT Jazz Festival on Saturday evening, December 4th at Cheney Hall, 177 Hartford Rd, Manchester. This year’s lineup includes young, up-and-coming talents as well as internationally recognized performers.
“Last year we presented our festival only via live stream. This year it can be experienced both in person and virtually”, says Ken Wichman, Jazz Festival Producer. “One can choose their preference when purchasing tickets”. For the safety of those attending in person appropriate Covid-19 procedures will be followed.
Our kick off group will be the Argiro Quintet. Argiro has vast experience in all phases and aspects of music creation, production and the performing arts. He has been affiliated with dozens of stars in all media. He is joined by Hartford based guitarist Rich Goldstein, Mario DeCiutiis on vibes, Jason Schwartz on bass and Clark Seibold on percussion. Also joining the quintet will be special guest vocalist Atla DeChamplain.
Our headliner for the evening will be five-time Grammy Nominee Karrin Allyson, vocalist, pianist and songwriter. Widely recognized as one of the most gifted voices of her generation with fifteen albums under her belt, she has built a mastery of The Great American Song Book, blues, pop, be-bop, Brazilian and French chansons. Allyson’s creativity seems to have no bounds!
The finale for the evening will be presented by the Matt Dwonszyk All Stars with Matt Dwonszyk on bass, Abraham Burton on saxophone, Zaccai Curtis on Piano and Jonathan Barber on drums who are amongst some of today’s most talented jazz musicians.
The festival will take place on Saturday, December 4th, 7-11pm. Doors will open at 6:15.
To purchase tickets and more about the performers visit: www.myshul.org/jazzfest2021.