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Platinum Concert: Eric Bascom Trio Featuring Vocalist Ethel Lee

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Saturday, November 4 1:00 PM Main Library Join us to close out our 100th Anniversary year with great friends and great music! The Eric Bascom Trio are a longtime fixture of the Pioneer Valley music scene. They have appeared in a variety of performances that have included being the “house band” at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of […]

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Confluence: A Celebration of Jazz Appreciation and National Poetry Months

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Tuesday, April 18 2:00 PM Barney Library April is Jazz Appreciation Month and National Poetry Month! Join local poet Geri Radacsi for a special reading from her collection Soul and All That Jazz. “A hawk’s keen; the croaks of frogs, katydids and cicadas; the whomp of a stork’s wings and acorns plopping into water; the jazz […]

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100th Anniversary Platinum Concert: Music of the 1920s and 30s with Elysium Jazz Band

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Saturday, March 11 2:00 PM Main Library Be transported back in time to the 1920s and 1930s! The Elysium Jazz Band plays music from the golden age of jazz, bringing a touch of elegance and grace to the great vintage repertoires of American, French and Brazilian song. Led by singer Justina-Maria Sóto and guitarist Adam […]

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Garmany Music Series: Ricky Alfonso Jazz Quartet

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Jazz trumpeter and vocalist Ricky Alfonso has been on the East Coast jazz scene, performing and recording with his own and other ensembles in the Hartford area, since the 1980’s. A product of the modern jazz movement, with a trumpet style reminiscent of Miles Davis and Freddie […]

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Garmany Music Series: Peter Greenfogel Quartet

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Enjoy a spring evening filled with the sounds of great jazz music! The Peter Greenfogel Quartet features Peter Greenfogel on tenor saxophone, Matt Dechamplain on piano, Stephen King Porter on bass, and Tido Holtkamp on drums. This event is made possible by Richard P. Garmany through a […]

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Garmany Music Series: Dana Lauren Jazz

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On Sunday, January 26, the Farmington Libraries will host local singing sensation Dana Lauren for a performance of jazz standards with fresh arrangements and classic swing. This event will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Dana Lauren has been compared to Adele and Ella Fitzgerald; a unique combination […]

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