information via Clark Arts:
Tonight from 8pm-10pm at Higgins University Center, The Grind
Rising star saxophonist, composer and bandleader Sharel Cassity is quickly Making waves on the New York and international jazz scenes with her sophisticated and soulful style of playing. She has two albums out and a third on the way as a leader, and has appeared at venues such as the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Blue Note Jazz Club, the Iridium, the Newport Jazz Festival and Dizzys Club Coca Cola. Besides performing with her own band, Sharel is currently a sideman with some of the most renowned jazz artists today including Jimmy Heath, Nicholas Payton, Joe Chambers, Orrin Evans, the Dizzy Gillespie All Stars, Darcy James Argue and Diva. So, join us for an evening of exciting jazz, sweetened with an ice cream sundae bar!
PERFORMANCE IS MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE ESTATE OF SELMA B. GELLER.
Also in upcoming music —
Worcester Chamber Music Society will have its first Worcester concert of the season on Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 PM at the First Baptist Church. If you cannot afford the tickets, there are a limited number of passes available through the Friends of Worcester Public Library, with thanks to the generosity of the Keil family.
And for lovers of chamber music — there will be a concert on Friday, September 26, from 7:30 PM-9:00 PM at Clark’s Traina Center for the Arts, Razzo Hall. More info here.
Looks like I called this last November:
“A nationwide search will be conducted, and we’ll all agree at the end that the best candidates are homegrown, and no one will be surprised, and everyone will be pleased, when our man is selected as city manager.”
Dang, I hate to be right.