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Jamey Aebersold Quartet 11/10/2016 by Scott Birdwhistell

Jazz: Live at the Library! Series

Thursday, July 13:  The Jazz Arts Foundation, Inc. and the Lexington Public Library continue their Jazz: Live at the Library! series of monthly concerts at the Central Library Farish Theatre, 140 East Main St. in downtown Lexington. Show 123 celebrates the beginning of its 11th Season with a visit from Cincinnati’s premier vibraphone master, Rusty Burge.  Joining him for this show is Trumpeter Kim Pensyl, bassist Aaron Jacobs, and drummer John Taylor. Show time: 7 – 8:15PM. Admission: FREE.

Thursday, August 10:  The Jazz Arts Foundation, Inc. and the Lexington Public Library continue their Jazz: Live at the Library! series of monthly concerts at the Central Library Farish Theatre, 140 East Main St. in downtown Lexington. Show #124 features the Todd Hildreth Trio with Vocalist Kiana Benhoff and backing musicians TBA. Show time: 7 – 8:15PM. Admission: FREE.

Ongoing:  Jazz: Live at the Library! the series, which began April 12, 2007, takes place in the Lexington Central (downtown) Library Farish Theater on the second Thursday of each month from 7 – 8:15 PM, and is FREE to the public. The Jazz Arts Foundation is proud to present a monthly series of live jazz performances by some of the region’s best musicians who will bring back to life the golden age of local jazz.  Since its inception in March 2007, the series has brought in over 200 different top-flight musicians & educators from Lexington, Cincinnati, Bloomington, Columbus, Dayton and Louisville areas. International musicians from Brazil and Russia have also performed as part of the Jazz: Live at the Library! Concert Series.  Once again a generous donation from Jamey Aebersold Jazz has extended the series to June, 2018 which allows JAF to continue to bring in new musicians and fan favorites to fulfill its mission of “Enhancing the Awareness of Jazz as a Performing Art.”

Check your Lexington Cable TV schedule for Library Channel 20 or the Library website for their Channel 20 listing to view previously recorded shows from the Jazz: Live at the Library! Concert Series.

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We are a “listener supported” organization. Our only source of operational funding is from memberships – please become a member
so we can continue the Jazz: Live at the Library! series as well as produce other jazz performances and concerts throughout the year.

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