Sherman Chamber Ensemble to Present Thanksgiving Weekend Jazz Concerts, 11/30 & 12/1
Get your holidays off to a great start as the Sherman Chamber Ensemble presents its annual free Thanksgiving weekend "Jazzing Up the Classics" matinee concerts, to be held this year on Saturday, November 30th at 4:00 PM at the Sherman Congregational Church and on Sunday, December 1st at 3 PM at St. Andrew's Church in Kent.
Returning for this month's concerts is the ensemble of talented and versatile musicians who have made these events sold-out crowd pleasers year after year: Ted Rosenthal (piano), Susan Rotholz (flute and vocals), Eliot Bailen (cello), Thomson Kneeland (bass) and Chris Parker (drums).
The program will feature jazz-inspired renditions of holiday favorites such as Winter Wonderland, Greensleeves and the Dance of the Reed Flutes from The Nutcracker, along with original compositions by Ted Rosenthal, Thomson Kneeland and Chris Parker .
Admission is free, and each performance will be followed by a reception featuring light refreshments and a chance to meet with the performers. The Congregational Church is located at 6 Church Road, off Route 39 North in Sherman. St. Andrew's Church is at 1 North Main Street (Route 7) in downtown Kent. Reservations are not required. More information is available at 860-355-5930 or www.shermanchamberensemble.org.