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Outdoor Concert with the Portrait In Jazz Sextet
A warm welcome to Portrait In Jazz, Featuring - Ashley Kamal: vocals, Gary Bohan: Flugelhorn, Chris Hildebrand: sax, Bob Abruzese: bass, Grant Smith: drums and Brad Ellenberg: guitar. Come and join them for an outdoor evening of jazz at Reading Public Library! Bring your own blanket to sit on, and hors d'oeuvres to munch on à la Tanglewood. There will be seating available for those who require it.
Please note that due to capacity limits, each member of your group will have to have their own registration.
This concert will feature a selection of time - honored jazz classics along with a couple of originals! Portrait In Jazz is a dynamic, original jazz band that also covers many of the most cherished standards.This band is committed to creating exciting and meaningful original jazz music with over fifty originals in their book and literally hundreds of jazz standards in their repertoire. Their CD’s, Rendezvous and Return Engagement and Metamorphosis have been well-received and can be heard on all digital media.
"Brad Ellenberg and his assembled team of multi-talented musicians have sure earned their chops. They're great composers, arrangers and players who blend the best in traditional jazz with the kind of innovation that makes listening a real pleasure!" - Jordan Rich: WBZ Radio Boston
For more information on the band please visit https://bradellenberg.com/
This event is generously sponsored by The Friends of the Reading Library.
“The Reading Public Library asks that unvaccinated patrons continue to wear masks during outdoor library events when they can’t socially distance. Masks are required for all during Children’s programming for the safety of our youngest patrons who are ineligible for vaccination. Children 2 and under are exempt from face covering requirements. Please stay home if you’ve been in close contact with anyone who has tested positive or been diagnosed with COVID 19 in the past 14 days or are experiencing any of the following new symptoms as listed on the state’s website.”
- Thursday, October 7, 2021
- 5:00pm - 6:30pm
- Reading Public Library Lawn