Sunday, January 23, 2011

Jazz at Holmes announces
winter/spring 2011 schedule

The Jazz at Holmes series at Washington University has announced its schedule of free concerts for winter/spring 2011. The series kicks off next Thursday, January 27 with a concert of swing era music from saxophonist/clarinetist Mike Buerk's 13-piece big band. Here's the complete lineup:

Thursday, January 27: Mike Buerk Orchestra

Thursday, February 3: Hard Bop Heritage

Thursday, February 10: Sandy Weltman Quartet with Kim Portnoy, Ric Vice, and Clancy Newell

Thursday, February 17: St. Louis Jazz X-Tet with Dave Stone and Peter Schlamb

Thursday, February 24: Ptah Williams and William Lenihan

Thursday, March 3: Eric Slaughter Quartet

Thursday, March 10: Ben Thigpen Quartet

Thursday, March 24: Vince Varvel Trio

Thursday, March 31: Carolbeth True (pictured) & Two Times True

Thursday, April 7: Kara Baldus plays the music of Bill Evans

Thursday, April 14: Scratch plays music of the Crusaders

Jazz at Holmes concerts take place from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. most Thursdays while school is in session. Holmes Lounge is located in Ridgley Hall on the west side of Brookings Quadrangle, near the intersection of Brookings and Hoyt drives. The concerts are free and open to the public.

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