Fri November 2, 2012
UMES-Free Concerts

UMES music department offers free concerts

UMES Concert Choir 2012


-- The Department of Fine Arts at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore fills the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts with the sounds of music Sun., Nov. 11 and Wed., Nov. 14.

 The concert choir, under the direction of Dr. Roy Belfield, performs Nov. 11, at 4 p.m.  Its repertoire includes selections from Rene’ Clausen, Moses Hogan, Phillip McIntyre, Lloyd Pfautsch, Rosephanye Powell and John Rutter.  A choral group from Winston-Salem State University will appear as special guests.

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Wed September 26, 2012
hendrik meurkens quartet

Hendrik Meurkens Quartet @ The Mainstay

Hendrik Meukens

An eloquent player on an uncommon jazz instrument, Hendrik Meurkens is “one of the world’s leading exponents of the jazz harmonica.” So said Marcela Breton in JazzTimes. Frank-John Hadley said in Downbeat, “…he has a natural inclination for seeking out beauty, for breathing harmony of color into themes and extemporizations.” Born in Germany to Dutch parents, Hendrik Meurkens began on piano and then vibraphone but took up the harmonica after hearing Toots Thielemans when he was 19. He traveled to the U.S.

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Wed September 19, 2012
Music-Carlos Núñez

Carlos Núñez @ The Barns At Wolf Trap

Carlos Nunez at Castrelos Manor, Vigo (Javier Salas for Turismo de Vigo)

(PRN Newswire)--If you think Spain is just flamenco, you are about to make a most amazing discovery. From Galicia in the northwest corner of Spain comes a surprising music with ancient Celtic roots and modern Spanish energy, a tradition repressed during the Franco dictatorship that is now enjoying a joyous renaissance.

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Fri August 31, 2012
special labor day programs

All play and no work: special programs for Labor Day on WESM

Celebrate Labor Day by tuning in on Monday (Sept. 3, 2012) when WESM presents a special lineup of programs to mark the occasion.

Starting at 9 am it's Jazz With Bob Parlocha (until noon).

Then at 1 pm, join WESM for Jazz from Caramoor: All Play and No Work for Labor Day on the Caramoor Jazz Festival Network. Featured are The Cookers, Gretchen Parlato, Kenny Barron, Dee Dee Bridgewater and the Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band. The program is hosted by WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton.

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Mon August 20, 2012
2012 monty alexander jazz festival

2012 Monty Alexander Jazz Festival lineup

Monty Alexander
Chesapeake Chamber Music

All of the Jazz Festival performances will be held at the Avalon Theatre in Easton, Maryland, unless otherwise specified.

Dominick Farinacci
Friday, August 31, 8:00 p.m
$40 Premium - $30 Orchestra - $20 Balcony

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