Monday, June 1, 2009

Jazz Cabaret at Symphony Hall

The Paul Merrill Quartet will be Upstairs at Symphony Hall on Friday, June 5th at 7:30 PM.

The concert will include classic standards and originals, featuring repertoire from the Miles Davis and Gil Evans collaborations.

Trumpeter, composer, and educator Paul Merrill has performed and collaborated with Vincent Herring, Terell Stafford, Maria Schneider, Brian Lynch, Rufus Reid, Wycliffe Gordon, Eric Alexander, Carl Allen, Kevin Mahogany, Darmon Meader, Claudio Roditi, and Steve Gilmore, among others, while recording and arranging for Schanachie and I-town Records.

He has recently been awarded a third commission with the Commission Project (TCP) for Chad Lefkowitz-Brown and his compositions continue to be performed by many college and high school ensembles.

Currently pursuing a DMA in Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media at the Eastman School of Music, Merrill remains active as a clinician, Area All-State director, improvisation teacher, freelance trumpeter, and member of the Central New York Jazz Orchestra.

Tickets are $20. Refreshments and cash bar provided. Call 610-432-6715 to reserve.
If you have a party of 6, you can reserve a table.

(text paraphrased from event email)

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