06/21/2019 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Skidompha Public Library
184 Main St
ME 04543
CELEBRATE THE SUMMER SOLSTICE WITH NOVEL JAZZ AT SKIDOMPHA LIBRARY Novel Jazz marks the official beginning of summer at Skidompha Public Library, for an evening of classic jazz from the great American songbook on Friday, June 21, 2019, 7PM. The band will also include a sneak preview of some of their new Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn compositions that they are featuring in their 2019 season concerts. The band is also celebrating the release of their fourth CD, “Ellington & Strayhorn Novellas,” which features recently unearthed compositions by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, researched from collections far and wide (such as the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.). This year also marks the 15th year of Novel Jazz evenings at Skidompha which began with the observation that lovers of books often are lovers of jazz. Moreover, the superb acoustics of Skidompha’s atrium, plus the seating “in the round”, make it a great place to see and hear the performance, all in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Performing will be Bill Manning (drums), Barney Balch (trombone), Dave Clarke (guitar), David Harris (reeds), Herb Maine (bass), Mickey Felder (piano) and Mike Mitchell (trumpet). Admission is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors, $7 for young adults 12-18, under 12 accompanied by a parent go free. Call 207-563-5513 for more information. The library is located at 184 Main Street in downtown Damariscotta. Don’t miss this special performance of Novel Jazz at Skidompha Library as they “swing into the solstice!” NOVEL JAZZ SWINGS INTO SUMMER AT SKIDOMPHA –Novel Jazz will be appearing at the Skidompha Library (184 Main St., Damariscotta) on Friday 21 June 2019, at 7PM. The evening of classic jazz from the Great American Songbook will feature jazz musicians (L to R) Bill Manning (drums), Barney Balch (trombone), Dave Clarke (guitar), David Harris (reeds), Herb Maine (bass), Mickey Felder (piano) and Mike Mitchell (trumpet). This event marks the beginning of the band’s fifteenth season of performances at Skidompha, bringing live jazz to mid-coast Maine audiences. Admission is $15, $14 for seniors, $7 for young adults 12 to 18 years, under 12 years accompanied by a parent enjoy the music for free. Let Novel Jazz be the first to wish you a happy summer, 2019! (Photo by Patricia Matrai.)