Friends of Music of Stamford NY presents an outdoor jazz concert at the Churchill Historic Park District,
158-170 W Main St., Stamford, New York 12167
Featuring four virtuosic Juilliard-trained musicians playing selections by Frank Sinatra, Thelonious Monk, Art Blakey, and others. RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED as tent seating is limited; walk-ups will want to bring a lawn chair and arrive early to sign in. E-mail: FOMAdmin@friendsmusic.org
Rain or shine (under a tent). In-person donations welcome.
The Annual Florence Hamme free jazz concert is on Wednesday, April 13 at 6pm in the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. Al Hamme performs with the Swing Street Jazztet, with special guest Cookie Coogan. Tickets are free, but reservations are required. http://wskg.org/audio/hammemix.mp3
WSKG Arts profiles talented local jazz singer Sharada Shashidhar in this segment. Sharada is from Painted Post, New York but recently traveled to Los Angeles to participate in the annual Grammy Camp and this feature goes behind the scenes of her experience. Sharada even gets a surprise greeting from a music legend! It also looks at Sharada’s close knit family who have supported her musical dreams since she was barely a year old. Enjoy this Arts & Culture Short about a true local talent!