PERFORMANCES Listed below are upcoming open to the public events for my quartet, The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble, solo performances and gigs with other ensembles that I'm proud to work with. I am also currently performing private events which are not listed here. The Winter and Spring of 2020 will include the fine concert series at the Woodmere Art Museum, the Philadelphia Art Museum, Barnes Museum, the Exit Zero Jazz Festival in Cape May NJ, Community Unity Music Festival, Philadelphia Jazz and Soul Festival, South Jazz Parlor, various jazz festivals, and area jazz club performances. Updates for these gigs will be added soon. Please check back often for upcoming public performances! Thank You!”
Feb25

Jazz In The Planetarium

The Franklin Institute , 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia Pa 19103

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm The Franklin Institute 222 North 20th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 Adults Members Evening Public Families Experience a sensational blend of science + music as The Franklin Institute presents an extraordinary event, the premiere of Jazz in the Planetarium—a truly unique evening series designed for adults and hosted by Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts.

As you sit under the stars of the iconic domed Planetarium, cocktail in hand, listen as Pitts narrates the cosmos during a special version of the popular show The Sky Tonight—with the sweet live sounds of Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble in the background.

After the show, Arpeggio performs a blend of energetic, multi-rhythmic arrangements and soft, contemplative melodies, as the Planetarium connects with their sounds to provide a visual experience like none other.

6:30pm: Cocktails available for purchase in Planetarium Hall 7:00pm: The Sky Tonight narrated by Derrick Pitts accompanied by Arpeggio. 7:30pm: Live performance by Arpeggio.

Your winter destination for live jazz under the stars, the Fels Planetarium, provides an exciting astronomical experience by pairing stunning high-definition visuals with state of the art technology in a fully immersive theater atmosphere.

Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble A permanent segment in the infinite collage of Jazz music since 1979, Arpeggio’s repertoire includes original and standard composition, providing a versatile sound that appeals to a variety of audiences. Arpeggio shares their creative energy at jazz festivals and concerts in Brazil, Europe, South America, and the Caribbean, and are involved in several community educational programs and workshops on the history of jazz. Arpeggio’s true essence is revealed in their live performances, with “The Drumbeat Is the Heartbeat” as their motto.

Ticket Prices: Non-Members $20 Members $15

9:00 pm performance also available for purchase

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Feb28

Woodmere Art Museum

Woodmere Art Museum , 9201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118

$25 ($15 members) Celebrate music at Woodmere with Friday Night Jazz and Classical Saturdays. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding space, and amazing works of art, the concert experience at the Museum is like no other.

Tickets are available for purchase: ONLINE (Click here for tickets) BY PHONE by calling (800) 595-4849 (please note that an additional $3.50 charge per ticket will be applied to phone orders only) IN PERSON at the museum during our box office hours: Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 pm; Sunday, 11 am - 2 pm Planning to attend? Please review this page before your visit. Please Note: there are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. Members must present a current Woodmere membership card at check-in for the concert. Discounts on tickets apply only to the number of individuals covered under a given membership level. (Example - 1 discounted ticket for Individual members, 2 discount tickets for Family members, up to 4 discounted tickets for Family and Friends members.)

Friday Night Jazz (6-8pm)

MARDI GRAS TIME: THE MUSIC OF HARRY CONNICK, JR. FEBRUARY 28 Usher in Fat Tuesday with the music of a New Orleans favorite, Harry Connick, Jr. Tunes include “Oh, My NOLA,” “Chanson du Vieux Carré,” “Take Her to the Mardi Gras,” and many others.