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June 2019

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Grace Cavalieri to Headline an Evening of Poetry and Music at An Die Musik in Baltimore

June 2 @ 5:00 pm
An Die Musik, 409 Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States

Maryland’s Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri, poet/ songwriter Geoffrey Himes, and violinist Willem Elsevier present “An Evening of Poetry and Music” at An Die Musik Live in Baltimore, Maryland.

Geoffrey Himes has written about music for the Washington PostSmithsonian magazine, Rolling Stone, the New York TimesJazz TimesSing Out and many other publications since the late 1970s. He has won three ASCAP/Deems Taylor Awards for music writing. Born in the USA, his book on Bruce Springsteen, was published in 2005, and he is currently finishing a book on 1980s progressive country for the Country Music Hall of Fame.

 

Willem Elsevier is a trained violinist who has found success in both the classical and jazz worlds. He is best known, however, for his role in Love Riot, the Baltimore rock band that recorded with producer Eric Ambel and toured widely. Elsevier’s sophisticated solos helped the band beat out 2,500 other bands from around the globe to win the Yamaha Music Quest competition  in Japan in 1994. Elsevier has also recorded with such acts as Billy Kemp and Milkshake. Since 2012, he has been performing and songwriter in a duo with Geoffrey Himes.

 

 

 

 

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Aretha Franklin Doc, "Amazing Grace"

Reuben Jackson to Conduct Post-Screening Discussion of “Amazing Grace” at BDJF

June 8 @ 12:00 am
Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, 156 College Street, Suite 302
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

At this years Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, jazz scholar, Reuben Jackson, will conduct a post-screening discussion of the new Aretha Franklin documentary, “Amazing Grace.”

For tickets to the festival:

To purchase in-person, visit:
153 Main Street
Burlington, VT

Order by phone at (802-863-5966)

Purchase tickets online anytime at flynntix.org.

“Join us May 31-June 9, 2019 for the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, a 10-day celebration of live music for all ages. With free live music on four stages in downtown Burlington, headlining shows at the historic Flynn Center for the Performing Arts and the Waterfront Tent, and nightly showcases in restaurants and venues all over the city, the festival brings this community to life with a 10-day-long party.”

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Reuben Jackson to interview Saxophonist Tia Fuller Live for BDJF

June 9 @ 12:00 am
Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, 156 College Street, Suite 302
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Poet and jazz scholar, Reuben Jackson, will conduct an interview with accomplished jazz saxophonist and Berklee professor, Tia Fuller, at the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. Tia is also a member of Beyoncé’s touring band.

 

For tickets to the festival:

To purchase in-person, visit:
153 Main Street
Burlington, VT

Order by phone at (802-863-5966)

Purchase tickets online anytime at flynntix.org.

“Join us May 31-June 9, 2019 for the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, a 10-day celebration of live music for all ages. With free live music on four stages in downtown Burlington, headlining shows at the historic Flynn Center for the Performing Arts and the Waterfront Tent, and nightly showcases in restaurants and venues all over the city, the festival brings this community to life with a 10-day-long party.”

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July 2019

Poetry and Jazz: Grace Cavalieri in concert with Trombonist, Cam Millar (Hagerstown)

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Flying Camel, 28 South Potomac Street, Level B (side entrance)
Hagerstown, MD 21740 United States

on July 13th, Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri will be at the Flying Camel in Hagerstown accompanied by jazz trombonist, Cam Millar.

 

Cam Millar headshot“Cam’s trombone playing includes work with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, the Banff Centre Opera Orchestra, the Count Basie Orchestra, and the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary; in backup bands for Doc Severinson, The O’Jays, and Rosemary Clooney; with Vince Giordiano’s Nighthawks and the Lew Anderson Big Band in NYC; jazz festival appearances with Maria Schneider and Bob Brookmeyer; playing for touring Broadway shows in Canada (Camelot, South Pacific, Company); Washington D.C.’s finest wedding/corporate band ‘Amaretto’, and appearances at both the Calgary and Edmonton International Jazz Festivals.”

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MD Poet Laureate, Grace Cavalieri, Leads a Poetry Workshop at The Flying Camel

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Flying Camel, 28 South Potomac Street, Level B (side entrance)
Hagerstown, MD 21740 United States

Maryland’s tenth poet laureate, the incomparable Grace Cavalieri, is to lead a poetry workshop at Hagerstown’s newest literary cafe and piano bar, The Flying Camel.

For more info contact theflyingcamelcafe@gmail.com

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August 2019

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MD Poet Laureate, Grace Cavalieri, Reading at Evelyn’s Restaurant

August 10 @ 6:30 pm
Evelyn’s, 26 Annapolis St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States

Annapolis’ Evelyn’s Restaurant is hosting Grace Cavalieri as part of their “Evil Grin” poetry series.

 

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