AARON DIEHL: winner of the Jazz Journalists Association’s 2013 Up and Coming Musician of the Year Award www.aarondiehl.comCECILE MCLORIN SALVANT: winner of the 2010 Thelonious Monk international vocal competition www.cecilemclorinsalvant.com
MARCUS ROBERTS: A previous winner of the Thelonious Monk international jazz competition, National Academy of Achievement Award, and the Helen Keller Award for Personal Achievement in 1998 www.marcusroberts.com
Don’t miss this exciting, unique opportunity to hear and meet some of today’s most lauded “up and coming” and veteran jazz artists presented by CATSKILL JAZZ FACTORY + a very unique ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE program.
CATSKILL JAZZ FACTORY,
a program of the CATSKILL MOUNTAIN FOUNDATION,
is hosting a weeklong Artists in Residency, culminating in concerts featuring the MARCUS ROBERTS TRIO
, the CÉCILE MCLORIN SALVANT QUARTET,
Artistic Director AARON DIEHL
, plus others TBA.WORKSHOPS
, held Tuesday through Friday, are open to the public for observation, free of charge. They will be held at the Orpheum unless otherwise indicated.
for full schedule
Friday, August 9 at 7:30 pm
JELLY & GEORGE: a tribute to Jelly Roll Morton & George Gershwin
and AARON DIEHL
perform a tribute to jazz master Jelly Roll Morton, and CÉCILE MCLORIN SALVANT
(vocals), RODNEY JORDAN
(bass), and JASON MARSALIS
(drums) celebrate the works of George Gershwin.
Advanced purchase: $25 general admission, $20 seniors, $7 students
At the door: $28 general admission, $23 seniors, $7 students
Tickets also available at www.catskilljazzfactory.orgSaturday, August 10 at 7:30 pm
2ND ANNUAL “LIVE AT THE ORPHEUM”
All participants of the CATSKILL JAZZ FACTORY’s ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
will perform a high-energy concert to culminate the residency week.
Tickets are $10. Available at www.catskilljazzfactory.org
Also available at the door, but reservations are recommended
All the above musicians will be participating in the Artists in Residence Program August 6-10, as well as the Antonio Madruga Trio and the Benny Benack Quintet, who will be rehearsing throughout the week and playing on Saturday night, along with the headliners. Antonio Madruga is a Cuban-American pianist who was recently awarded the prestigious Ella Fitzgerald Award for outstanding soloist at the 2012 “Essentially Ellington” competition at Lincoln Center. Trumpeter Benny Benack III has quickly gained a reputation for being an incredibly versatile, fiery improviser who lends superb technique and musicality to any setting. He has won many major jazz trumpet competitions in the past few years and was recently featured on Wynton Marsalis’ list of the Next Generation of jazz Greats. http://www.bennybenackjazz.com
Founded in 2012, the CATSKILL JAZZ FACTORY
, led by Artistic Director AARON DIEHL,
propagates jazz music through intergenerational dialogue, community building, and artistic excellence; offering jazz performances and educational programs within the Hudson Valley. This year marks the second annual residency, which focuses on artists’ development.The CATSKILL MOUNTAIN FOUNDATION
provides educational opportunities in the arts for youth and life-long learners and supports artists and art organizations in the development of their work through residencies. www.catskillmtn.org
For information and schedule visit www.catskilljazzfactory.org
Promoted by JAZZSTOCK of Woodstock, NY www.jazzstock.com
CATSKILL JAZZ FACTORY
COMMUNITY BUILDING THROUGH JAZZ
These concerts are made possible, in part, by Friends of the Orpheum (FOTO), and is partially funded by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.