Garmany Music Series: U.S. Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet

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Saturday, December 2 2:00 PM Barney Library The United States Coast Guard Band Saxophone Quartet is comprised of the saxophone section of the U.S. Coast Guard Band, one of the five premier U.S. military bands. In addition to performing throughout Taiwan in 2009 and 2010, the Quartet performs regularly at conferences held by the World Saxophone […]

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Garmany Music Series: BluesGrass

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Thursday, October 5 7:00 PM Main Library The acoustic duo BluesGrass features two experienced musicians who have been steeped for many years in American roots music, including blues, old-time, folk music, and bluegrass (especially its “bluesy” side and its mountain modal sounds). Both are accomplished singers, and their voices blend in close harmony along with […]

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Garmany Music Series: Washboard Slim & the Bluelights

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Tuesday, August 15 6:30 PM Barney Library Lawn* Back by popular demand! Drawing on a wide variety of traditional music forms, the Bluelights have created a new musical style respecting equally the past and present. A typical Bluelights performance might include original music, early jazz, blues, swing, standards, jug band, gospel, pop music from the […]

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Garmany Music Series: The KC Sisters

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Thursday, June 22 6:30 PM Barney Library Lawn* The multi-talented five-some The KC Sisters put a fresh new spin on the term “Sister Act.” Harkening back to the heyday of family groups, with a rootsy, Americana sound that incorporates folk, country, gospel, R&B and jazz. What sets The KC Sisters apart from any other group of […]

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Garmany Music Series: Muriel Anderson’s “Wonderlust”

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Thursday, May 11 6:30 PM Barney Library Muriel Anderson’s renowned guitar and harp guitar playing is highlighted by a backdrop of stunning visuals by celebrated photo-artist and cinematographer Bryan Allen. Together they bring you on a musical and visual journey around the world, full of joy and humanity, with new tunes, old favorites, stories, and […]

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Garmany Music Series: The Lost Acres String Band

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Thursday, April 20 7:00 PM Main Library The Lost Acres String Band serves up a rich stew of songs and instrumentals from a wide variety of musical traditions, with the added spice of some exotic originals.  A typical show includes blues, rags, old-time and contemporary fiddle tunes, Hispanic waltzes from the old Southwest, a classic string-band […]

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Garmany Music Series: The KC Sisters

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Sunday, March 12 2:00 PM Main Library The multi-talented five-some The KC Sisters put a fresh new spin on the term “Sister Act.” Harkening back to the heyday of family groups, with a rootsy, Americana sound that incorporates folk, country, gospel, R&B and jazz. What sets The KC Sisters apart from any other group of musical […]

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Garmany Music Series: John Brighenti and Friends

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Sunday, February 5 2:00 PM Main Library Jazz pianist John Brighenti is back by popular demand, with his friends in tow! John is a seasoned performer, having played with numerous orchestras, lounge groups, jazz ensembles and vocalists throughout the country, including the revived Glenn Miller Orchestra. John Brighenti is a native of Connecticut born in […]

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Garmany Music Series: A Return to 60’s Folk with Caroline Doctorow

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Sunday, January 22 2:00 PM Main Library Journey back in time as Caroline Doctorow performs folk songs of the early ’60s, including the work of icons such as Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Tom Paxton, Donovan, and Richard and Mimi Fariña. She will also perform some of her original compositions and discuss the songwriting […]

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Garmany Music Series – Marc Berger’s RIDE: A Journey through the American West

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Tuesday, December 13 7:00 PM Main Library Clouds that forever stampede the endless sky, shadows gliding over canyon walls– the West is a vast expanse of magic and mystery.  American artists from John Ford to Frederick Remington to A.B. Guthrie have used film, canvas and the printed page to convey the essence of its unique […]

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