Intro to Jazz Music and Guitar 1 at CCV this fall ~

I’m excited to be teaching the following courses at the Community College of Vermont (CCV) for the Fall 2017 semester:

Guitar 1:  Winooski – Tuesdays 3:00-5:45pm from 9/5 – 12/12/17;
Guitar 1:  St. Albans – Mondays 6:15-9:00pm from 9/11 – 12/18/17;
Intro to Jazz Music:  Online .. from 9/5 – 12/18/17;

Each course is fun, very informative, 3 credits, and open to all ..  info / registration at www.ccv.edu ..

CCV Intro to Jazz Music - Guitar 1 flyer

JSC Funk/Fusion Ensemble

Johnson VT

I will once again be directing the Johnson State College Funk/Fusion Ensemble for the Jazz/Contemporary concert on Wednesday 4/26/17 at 7pm .. Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson State College, Johnson Vermont .. Free and open to all..  info at www.jsc.edu .. here’s the set:

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough  (Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – Nickolas Ashford/Valerie Simpson)
Right Place Wrong Time  (Dr. John – Mac Rebennack)
Respect  (Aretha Franklin – Otis Redding)
Scatterbrain  (Jeff Beck – Max Middleton)
Borderline  (Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds – Arleigh Kincheloe)

with: Spencer Perry (drums, percussion), Nathaniel Garland (guitar), Jack Snow (guitar), Michaela Dube (vocals), Randall Ingalls (vocals), Janea Hudson (vocals), Brandon Stevens (drums), Justin Burgess (bass), Brittney Malik (trumpet, vocals), Makayla Jones (alto sax, baritone sax), Julia Simons (tenor sax, vocals) ..

JSC Ensembles program - Spring 2017(cover)JSC Ensembles program - Spring 2017 (inside)

Big Fish

Harwood Union HS, Moretown VT

I’ll be playing guitar in the Harwood Union High School production of Big Fish, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and based on Daniel Wallace’s 1998 novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions, and the 2003 film Big Fish written by John August and directed by Tim Burton.

Showtimes as follows:
Thursday 4/6/17 @ 7:30pm
Friday 4/7/17 @ 7:30pm
Saturday 4/8/17 (two shows) @ 1:30pm & 7:30pm

This should be great fun for the entire family!~

Big Fish @ Harwood Union High School

a view from the orchestra pit ~
Big Fish Orchestra Pit (Harwood Union 2017)Big Fish Orchestra Pit (Harwood Union 2017)

Big Fish

Harwood Union HS, Moretown VT

I’ll be playing guitar in the Harwood Union High School production of Big Fish, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and based on Daniel Wallace’s 1998 novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions, and the 2003 film Big Fish written by John August and directed by Tim Burton.

Showtimes as follows:
Thursday 4/6/17 @ 7:30pm
Friday 4/7/17 @ 7:30pm
Saturday 4/8/17 (two shows) @ 1:30pm & 7:30pm

This should be great fun for the entire family!~

Big Fish @ Harwood Union High School

Big Fish

Harwood Union HS, Moretown VT

I’ll be playing guitar in the Harwood Union High School production of Big Fish, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and based on Daniel Wallace’s 1998 novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions, and the 2003 film Big Fish written by John August and directed by Tim Burton.

Showtimes as follows:
Thursday 4/6/17 @ 7:30pm
Friday 4/7/17 @ 7:30pm
Saturday 4/8/17 (two shows) @ 1:30pm & 7:30pm

This should be great fun for the entire family!~

Big Fish @ Harwood Union High School

CCV Guitar 1 Performance

Winooski VT

I will be directing the Fall 2016 CCV Guitar 1 class in their final performance on Friday 12/9/16 at 7:00pm. We will be followed by the CCV Community Choir and the Larks .. Free and open to all, in the Janice Couture Room (108) at the Community College of Vermont, 1 Abenaki Way, Winooski, VT 05404 .. Here’s our set:

St. Anthony Chorale  (Franz Joseph Haydn)
Heart of Gold  (Neil Young)
The Thrill Is Gone  (B.B. King / Roy Hawkins – Rick Darnell)

Hope to see you!

JSC Ensemble Performances

Johnson VT

I will once again be directing the Johnson State College Funk/Fusion Ensemble for the Jazz/Contemporary concert on Wednesday 12/7/16 at 7pm .. Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson State College, Johnson Vermont .. Free and open to all..  info at www.jsc.edu .. here’s the set:

Brother, I’m Hungry  (Jon Cleary)
Black Horse and the Cherry Tree  (KT Tunstall)
You Know I’m No Good  (Amy Winehouse)
The Last Suppit  (Lettuce – Adam Deitch/Neal Evans)
Nothing From Nothing  (Billie Preston/Bruce Fisher)

with: Quincy Walter (drums), Nathaniel Garland (guitar), Jack Snow (guitar), Michaela Dube (vocals, tenor sax), Randall Ingalls (vocals), Laurel Hubbert-Severance (vocals), Brandon Stevens (drums), Justin Burgess (bass, keyboards), Ian Bowen (bass), Makayla Jones (alto sax, baritone sax), Benjamin Steele (guitar), Matthew Brown (guitar) ..

JSC Ensembles program - Fall 2016 (cover)JSC Ensembles program - Fall 2016 (inside)