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Music On Main–An Evening of Swingin’ Jazz, Smokey Blues, and a Touch of Twang

  • Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: Jonathan Edwards Room

The Music on Main series, hosted by the First Congregational Church of Stockbridge, is pleased to present JoAnne Redding and Robert Kelly, in an evening performance of Swingin’ Jazz, Smokey Blues, and a Touch of Twang. Rob & Red entertain with piano, guitar, and vocals, for an evening you will not want to miss! Desserts will be served during the performance and are included with admission.
JoAnne Redding is an emotive performing and recording artist who covers many genres: country, folk, spiritual and jazz. Robert Kelly is a sought-after performer, accompanist, bandleader, arranger, and teacher. Together, JoAnne Redding and Robert Kelly present a diverse mix of swingin’ jazz, smokey blues, and just a touch of twang for good measure!

The Music on Main series, which is presented by the First Congregational Church in Stockbridge, is a popular series bringing quality music programming to the wider community, with performances of voice, piano, and other instruments. Past performers include Jonathan Bass of the Boston Conservatory; BSO violinist Tatiana Dimitriades; BSO conductor and cellist Ronald Feldman; principal harpist Elizabeth Morse; Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Marjorie Elinor Dix, vocalists Steve Hassmer and Christine Enderle; NYC trio Eight Strings & a Whistle; pianists YeeJin Yuk and Paul Celebi; and vocalists Jack Brown and Andrea Bargabos.

There is a suggested donation of $20 ($15 for seniors and students) at the door. Proceeds of this concert series help support the music ministry of the church, which includes a 2015 refurbishment of our rare and historic 1908 Steinway B piano.

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