Brian McCarthy Quintet to Play Middlebury's Town Hall Theater, 2/22
Middlebury, VT -- Accomplished performer and formidable composer and arranger, saxophonist Brian McCarthy celebrates the release of his latest album, This Just In, in a concert at Middlebury's Town Hall Theater on Saturday, February 22.
Along with trumpet veteran Ray Vega, and Quincy Jones Presents artist Justin Kauflin on piano, plus Evan Gregor on bass and drummer Quinn Blanford, the quintet comprises top jazz musicians from Vermont, New York, Virginia and New Jersey.
A staple of the New England jazz scene, McCarthy grew up in Hardwick, Vermont and is a graduate of the renowned jazz program at William Paterson University in New Jersey. In addition to his work as a performer and composer, McCarthy is a jazz faculty member at St. Michael's College, the University of Vermont, and Johnson State College, and he is active with students at the high school level as a clinician, adjudicator and guest conductor.
The Brian McCarthy Quintet fires up at THT on February 22 at 7:30 pm. Tickets, $20/$10 students, are available at the box office, www.townhalltheater.org, 802-382-9222, or at the door if available.