FEMA 2023 CONCERT SCHEDULE

 


Lafayette Gilchrist


2.18
LAFAYETTE GILCHRIST
PLAYS HERBIE NICHOLS AND LAFAYETTE GILCHRIST

WEINBERG CENTER FOR THE ARTS
20 WEST PATRICK STREET
FREDERICK, MARYLAND

with
Brian Settles, tenor saxophone; Christian Hizon, trombone; Herman Burney, bass;
Kevin Pinder, percussion; Eric Kennedy, drums


Celebrate Black History Month with Lafayette Gilchrist, best known for his music heard on the iconic television series, The Wire. Gilchrist pays homage to Herbie Nichols, a composer overlooked during his too-brief lifetime, but now compared to Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk. Leading his new sextet, the pianist will also perform his own groove-laden compositions.

A collaboration with Weinberg Center for the Arts and The City of Frederick

For Ticket Information, visit: Lafayette Gilchrist at The Weinberg Center

 



Jacqueline Kerrod © 2022 Leonardo Mascaro


IF: IMPROVISERS FORUM

FREDERICK YMCA ARTS CENTER
115 EAST CHURCH STREET
FREDERICK, MARYLAND


3.18
TAYLOR HO BYNUM, CORNET
JACQUELINE KERROD, HARP + ELECTRONICS


Taylor Ho Bynum:
One of the more accomplished under-50 improvisers and composers in the US, cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum has led ensembles varying from sextets to 15-piece orchestras on 20 critically acclaimed recordings. He is the director of the Coast Jazz Orchestra at Dartmouth College. He contributes to The New Yorker.

Jacqueline Kerrod:
Harpist Jacqueline Kerrod has toured internationally with NEA Jazz Master Anthony Braxton. She has performed with such renowned contemporary music ensembles as the International Contemporary Ensemble. She has a Masters of Music and Artist Diploma from the Yale School of Music.

$10 Donation at the Door.
Free for Kids and Students with ID

 

4.1
INGRID LAUBROCK, SAXOPHONES
TOM RAINEY, DRUMS


Ingrid Laubrock:
Saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock was named a “true visionary” by pianist and Kennedy Center artistic director Jason Moran, and a “fully committed saxophonist and visionary” by The New Yorker. She has received the BBC Jazz Award for Innovation and commissions the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University and other funders.

Tom Rainey:
Percussionist Tom Rainey has literally played with jazz greats from A to Z, from John Abercrombie to Denny Zeitlin. He is the recipient of composition and performance grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

$10 Donation at the Door.
Free for Kids and Students with ID

 



Thumbscrew © 2022 Brian Cohen


4.29
THUMBSCREW
MICHAEL FORMANEK, TOMAS FUJIWARA, and MARY HALVORSON

NEW SPIRE ARTS
15 WEST PATRICK STREET
FREDERICK, MARYLAND


Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with the internationally acclaimed Thumbscrew, featuring guitarist Mary Halvorson, bassist Michael Formanek, and drummer Tomas Fujiwara, “three of jazz’s most dauntless and resourceful artists,” according to NPR.

A collaboration with New Spire Arts and The City of Frederick

For Ticket Information, visit: Thumbscrew - Jazz Concert at New Spire Arts (weinbergcenter.org)

 

Frederick Experimental Music Association, Inc. is a Maryland non-profit corporation.
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