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FYI: Somer's Point Jazz Society - 2013 Jazz Education Series - The Jazz Bassist

From the Somer's Point Jazz Society Website:

Somers Point Jazz Society

February 24, 2013

Ocean City Library and Somers Point Jazz Society present

The 2013 Jazz Education Series


All performances  2 – 3:30 PM  Free Admission


Sunday, February 24

“The Jazz Bassist….from timekeeper to soloist.”

This will be a combination lecture and performance, discussing and demonstrating how bassists have been transformed from basic time keepers [masked]) in the earlier years of jazz, to finally earning their proper and important place in musical ensembles. Some of the great bass players to be discussed will be Jimmy Blanton, Charles Mingus, Milt Hinton, Charlie Haden, Scott LaFaro, Paul Chambers, Ray Brown, Ron Carter, Stanley Clarke, John Patitucci and Marcus Miller,

Bassists Andy Lalasis and Bob Fowler will be discussing, demonstrating and playing. Performing with the bassists will be Vic Stevens – drums, and Dean Schneider – piano.

See the Our Educational Programs for more details.




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