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All concerts are held at ARTBAR Gallery
located at 674 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
unless otherwise indicated.
Bob Shaut & Sax Life
The Best of Jazz Series
November Title –
Featuring music of Miles Davis and more!
Ben Basile & Vince Tampio
Holiday Album Release Show
Saturday, November 24th
Ben Basile & Vince Tampio self release Season’s Greetings, an instrumental chamber jazz interpretation of select Holiday songs. The musical arrangements were inspired by Frank Sinatra, Vince Guaraldi, and Al Green. Season’s Greetings will be released everywhere Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
Season’s Greetings features hand selected Holiday favorites arranged and performed by Ben Basile and Vince Tampio. The two musicians have been performing music together for almost a decade. Album collaborations include Tampio’s The Nook (2018), Basile’s Two For Twenty (2016), and their A Duo Tribute to Frank Sinatra (2015).
Ben Basile is an electric/double bassist, educator and composer from New York’s Hudson Valley Area. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Jazz Studies from The State University of New York at New Paltz. Basile travels the world playing music. Currently he has performed in 30 countries, across 6 continents. Basile is also a founding member of “The Poughkeepsie Jazz Project” a group which has hosted a weekly jazz jam session in Poughkeepsie, NY for over six years running. Basile’s debut album “Two For Twenty” was released November 2016. www.benbasile.com
“Basically he’s the go-to cross-genre horn-blowing utility man of the Philly scene” (John Vettese). Vince Tampio is a professional trumpeter, arranger, composer, and multi-instrumentalist based in Philadelphia, PA. Although firmly rooted in jazz, he is comfortable with a wide variety of genres including rock, soul, funk, folk, classical, and electronic. www.vincetampio.com
March is for Classical
Peggy Reich – Pianist
“Jewish Musical Reflections”
Sunday, March 10, 2019
$12 at the door
Ponder this thought… How does Judaism look in music? How do you hear reflections of a religion, a culture? This will be explored in the music of composers all from Jewish descent.
Peggy Reich Bio –
Ms. Reich began her piano studies at age 5 at The Hoff Barthelson Music School in New York, and continued through her teens with Baruch Arnon, of the Juilliard School of Music. With increasing dedication to her music, she enrolled in the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and studied under Menahem Pressler (The Beaux Arts Trio) and Dr. Joseph Rezits. She received a Bachelor of Music in piano performance.
Ms. Reich has performed as part of duets, duos, trios, orchestras and as a soloist throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Peggy Reich continues to and has given public and private soirée concerts as well to such notables as Maria Casals. She has performed in such places as Carnegie Hall and Kosciusko Hall in New York City, El Fundacion Nacional para la Cultura Popular, El Museo de Arte De Ponce in Puerto Rico for the openings of La Danza Week, Steinway Galleries from Washington DC area thru the midwest and west coast such as Spokane Washington, amongst other venues. Now, in her typical solo performances, she includes, along with more familiar works, the music of lesser known composers from all around the globe, especially South America and Israel.
Throughout her performance career, Ms Reich has been a dedicated and passionate teacher of piano. “I share my joy of creating music, and understanding music, through my teaching.” Her students currently range in age from 4 to 75 years old! The emphasis is on piano repertoire, however not confined to , classical, along with theory, ear training and the mastery of composition. Throughout the year, students have opportunities to share their music as well as boost their self-confidence in many different recital venues that Peggy provides. She has ongoing masterclasses for all ages as an addition to her weekly studio classes on topics ranging from the early Renaissance compositional theory, the mastery of Mozart’s music, to the genius of Schoenberg’s Twelve-tone compositions. Students, with a more serious desire for a future in the field of music receive direction and help in preparing for international national competitions.