Submitted by Jerrie Lyndon
The Chair of the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music, Ron Savage, will be performing at the Multicultural Arts Center in East Cambridge on Thursday, September 26. In addition to serving as Ensemble Departmental Chair, Ron has worked with Jazz Legends such as Mulgrew Miller, Gary Bartz, Johnny Griffin, Joe Zawinul, Albert King, Art Farmer, Nnenna Freelon, James Williams, Bill Pierce, James Moody and many others.
The Ron Savage Trio seamlessly combines different music styles into a fresh new sound with elements of BeBop, Swing, Gospel, African, R&B and Brazilian music. The concert is complemented by a jazz talk titled: “An Informal History of the Jazz Rhythm Section: Piano, Bass and Drums” by the former WGBH radio host and the Boston Jazz Scene expert Steve Schwartz, starting in the Upper Gallery at 7pm. Arrive anytime from 6:30 – 7:00, visit the two galleries, and have a complimentary appetizer and drink from the cash bar (offering wine, beer and sparkling water options).
On Thursday, September 26:
Jazz Talk at 7pm (included in ticket price), concert starts at 8pm
Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second St, East Cambridge, MA
Tickets and more info at: www.multiculturalartscenter.org/events.
Berklee students (with valid ID), seniors (+65), and JazzBoston members will all receive a discount on tickets.