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Upper Jay Art Center   12198 Route 9N    Upper Jay, NY 12987    ~    (518) 946-8315

 

Coming Up

Nov 29, 8:00pm
Saturday
Tribute to John Coltrane

on the 50th anniversary of his landmark recording "A Love Supreme"
In 1957 saxophonist John Coltrane was fired from the Miles Davis band due to drug addiction. He went on to form his own band, straightened out, came back and recorded A Love Supreme, a four- part suite, in 1964 with McCoy Tyner on piano, Billy Garrison on bass, and the powerful Elvin Jones on drums. It has been described as Coltrane's offering of humility and thanks to God. In short, a song of thanksgiving presented on Thanksgiving weekend this 50th anniversary of the original recording with local musicians Wayne Davidson on sax, Jack Woulfe on piano, Colin DeHond on bass, and Rick Weber on drums. The ensemble will open the evening with a selection of John Coltrane's standards.

Free Admission

Dec 13, 8:00pm Singer Songwriter Jillette Johnson and friends
Now 24 years old, Jillette has been performing live since she was 12, captivating audiences with her sultry, thoughtful piano driven tunes. She is currently on an extensive U.S tour in support of her debut record "Water in a Whale" on Wind-Up Records. For this show she will be backed by some of New York's finest players, including Recovery Lounge veteran drummer Graham Hawthorne who has appeared here with jazz pianist Larry Ham, guitar wizard Teddy Kumple, and the Paul Joseph Project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Jay Art Center
is a non profit 501 (c) (3) organization