|Chadds Ford, PA August 16, 2013 -- The Brandywine River Museum's exciting Music on the Brandywine concert series expands this fall to include jazz, classical music, be-bop, funk and classic soul. All performances take place in the museum's glass-walled lobby, which Astral Artists'* founder Vera Wilson has called an "acoustically rewarding space."|
Andy Kahn's All-Star Jazz Trio
Friday, September 13
Swing to the sounds of be-bop, American standards and mainstream jazz compositions in this salute to the Great American Songbook of singers and composers. Pianist Andy Kahn, bassist Bruce Kaminsky and drummer Bruce Klauber will perform in this concert presented in conjunction with World Cafe Live at the Queen.
Jonathan Wintringham and Michael Djupstrom
Thursday, September 26
Experience the exquisite sounds of internationally acclaimed saxophonist Jonathan Wintringham, Astral Artists* Winner 2013,
in concert with award-winning pianist and composer Michael Djupstrom. Wintringham has been described as "a major force in the saxophone world" by American Record Guide. Djupstrom's original composition, Walimai, is quickly becoming part of the Americanclassical saxophone repertoire.
The Sermon! Jazz Concert
Friday, October 11
Enjoy an evening of classic soul, funk, jazz and more in this concert presented by World Cafe Live at the Queen. The Sermon! takes its name from the classic Jimmy Smith record. They are primarily an instrumental, Hammond B-3 organ-driven group influenced by Grant Green, Lonnie Smith, James Brown, Soulive, Bill Withers, and others.
Astral Artists Winner 2013*
Thursday, November 14
Delight in the music of harpist Caroline Cole. A graduate of the Julliard School, she has been a featured performer at prestigious harp events throughout the United States and Canada. Her first film recording, the Sedona soundtrack, received the Film Score of the Year Award from the Phoenix Music Awards in 2011.
All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.; galleries will be open 6 - 9 p.m. Admission is $25, $20 for members. Full bar and small plate offerings will be available for purchase. Tickets are available online at brandywinemuseum.org or by calling 610-388-8326.
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*Astral Artists is a non-profit organization that plays a vital role in the discovery and development of the nation's most gifted classical musicians by assisting their early professional career development, and presenting their world-class artistry to the community through concerts and engagement programs.
World Cafe Live (Philadelphia, PA) and World Cafe Live at the Queen (Wilmington, DE) are the result of a partnership between Real Entertainment Group, Inc. and the University of Pennsylvania's public radio station WXPN. The nationally-syndicated radio show, "World Cafe Live," inspired the venues' names and musical philosophy-bringing new music to people and new people to music.
The Brandywine River Museum, located on U.S. Route 1 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, is open daily (except Christmas Day) from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for seniors ages 65 and over, $6 for children ages 6 and older and free for children 5 and younger and Brandywine Conservancy members. Museum admission is free on Sunday mornings from 9:30 a.m. until noon through November 24, 2013. For more information, call 610-388-2700 or visit www.brandywinemuseum.org
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