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Holiday Jazz Concert Benefits Pequot Library
December 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm$12 – $25.00
Come hear beloved holiday favorites plus many more on Sunday, December 18, 2:00pm – 3:30pm during the Holiday Jazz at Pequot Library concert, when Pequot presents “A Winter Wonderland.” Enjoy being inside on a December afternoon listening to jazzy, holiday-season music presented by Emmy-award winning composer, Rex Cadawallader and other Connecticut jazz stars. The seasonal jazz will be performed by: Dr. Rex Cadwallader, piano; Steve Moran, saxophones and flute; and Mike Asetta, on bass. This pleasant interlude promises to be a delightfully upbeat way to jump into the festivities. Tickets sales directly support the programs and services at Pequot Library.
Cadwallader is a noted jazz pianist, composer, and educator. He received an Emmy Award in 1999 for his original score for “The Connecticut River: A Journey through Time,” a Connecticut Public Television Special, and an Emmy Award nomination in 1998 for his score for “Connecticut for All Seasons,” another CPTV presentation. He has received composition and performance awards from Downbeat magazine, compositional study grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and has published over sixty compositions for big band, jazz combo and vocal jazz ensembles.
He is chair of the Performing Arts Department at Greens Farms Academy in Westport, Connecticut, and he has served as Assistant Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Texas in Arlington, Associate Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Northern Colorado, has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London, England, at Marlborough College in Marlborough, England, at Southern Connecticut State University and at the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, where he continues to teach jazz piano.
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