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Dallas Brass – April 12

Take an “American Musical Journey” from the time of George Washington through today! A full complement of brass and percussion players incorporate music from the masters – Copland, Bernstein, Berlin, Sousa – groups like Tijuana Brass and Chicago, and styles from Dixieland to swing, Broadway, folk, patriotic and pop as a favorite band returns. Founded…
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Janoska Ensemble – March 14

This family quartet garnered international critical acclaim for its unprecedented arrangements and improvisational ingenuity. Classically trained, these talented musicians have a developed virtuosic yet profoundly personal style for their wide-ranging repertoire. Come hear for yourselves why they are signed with the prestigious Deutsche Grammophon record label! Sponsored by:  UPMC Susquehanna Join us Wednesday, March 14,…
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Julian Bliss Septet (Gershwin) – February 21

Celebrate Gershwin with a stroll down Tin Pan Alley! England’s premier clarinetist Julian Bliss and his hand-picked group of master musicians showcase original arrangements of treasured melodies and beloved swing tunes. Bliss is a rara avis: “a distinguished classical musician also enraptured with great jazz” (Accoustic Music). Another standing ovation night is in store! Sponsored…
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Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Octet – November 15

Direct from New York’s Birdland -- multiple Grammy-winning pianist/composer Arturo O’Farrill and his renowned band! Hailed by The New York Times as “the leader of the first family of Afro-Cuban jazz,” Arturo’s fusing of “dizzyingly complex music with earthy joy” and the studied genius of decades of masterful Cuban musicians with superb jazz improvisation will…
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