Music in Bass Hall is proud to present the Rich Greenblatt Quintent.
This modern jazz group mixes in Swing, funk, odd-time signatures, South American, and the blues. The band showcases Greenblatt’s lyrical and rhythmically quirky compositions combined with each musician’s extraordinary improvisational gifts. Each song has a unique mood and style. Get ready for a melodic, jazz band that swings hard, grooves deep, and soars on ballads.
Rich Greenblatt is a vibraphonist with “dazzling speed and a truly magical touch” writes John Blenn in Good Times Magazine. He has performed at jazz festivals in the US and Europe and has recorded on Centaur, Zafiro, Innova, and Cadence Jazz Records. Rich has performed and recorded with Kurt Elling, Dennis Irwin, Winard Harper, Greg Hopkins, and Oscar Neves. He’s contributed articles for the Percussive Arts Society and has published compositions on Jardis Music. He endorses Musser vibraphones and Vic Firth mallets.
Brazilian pianist, Gilson Schachnik, has played and recorded with Claudio Roditti, Billy Pierce, Romero Lumbambo, Luciana Souza, and Jerry Bergonzi.
Bassist, John Funkhouser’s discography includes over 40 CDs, featuring him in various roles, including leader, pianist, bassist, arranger, and producer.
Drummer extraordinaire, Steve Langone, is called the “most working drummer in New England”. He performs regularly throughout the U.S. and Europe.
Special Guest Saxophonist Allan Chase, former chair of jazz studies, chair of contemporary improvisation, and dean of faculty, New England Conservatory, soloist on 35 jazz recordings, soloist on feature film scores for Faithful, Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead, The Music of Chance, and other recordings for film and television
$15 / $12
Monadnock Center for History & Culture
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