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x170922 "TOOT SUITE" - CHRIS MAGEE QUARTET Amherst Chamber Music Series

Amherst Music Series

"Toot Suite"
the Chris Magee Quartet

A full evening jazz work composed by Claude Bolling and Maurice Andre.
Musicians Chris Magee, Dana Ballard, Ed Mikenas and Larry Scott.

The 2nd concert in the Amherst Chamber Music Series
Friday, September 22,  7:30 pm

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Second Stage Amherst
194 2nd Street
(corner of 2nd & Washington)
Amherst, Virginia

The Amherst Glebe Arts Response (AGAR) Second Stage Amherst will present the jazz quartet of Chris Magee - trumpet, Dana Ballard - piano, Ed Mikenas - bass, and Larry Scott – drums, playing the French jazz classic "Toot Suite" at Second Stage Amherst

Chris Magee will lead the group in the virtuoso trumpet work, a full evening piece in six parts. Chris Magee points out that "Toot Suite" is so demanding for the trumpet player that he must have at least a day in between performances to recover.  Dana Ballard is a pianist who also works as an accompanist at Lynchburg College. Ed Mikenas and Larry Scott are well-known jazz players in the Greater Lynchburg area. The group performed "Toot Suite" last year at Lynchburg College and Chris Magee says, "We were very happy to have AGAR give us more opportunities to play the piece. This is such a fun work, and audiences love it!" 
$ 15 Adultw
$5 College Students
$ 2 Students K - 12

"Toot Suite" was originally composed and performed in 1981 by  Claude Bolling, a French jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and occasional actor, working in collaboration with virtuoso trumpeter Maurice André.

Produced by Amherst Glebe Arts Response, Inc. (AGAR) PO Box 117, Clifford VA 24533 

(434) 989-3215. Director of Program Development for the music series is Anthony Harvey.
This chamber music series is supported in part by funding from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts

Season Tickets includes 6 concerts, or 3 concert half-season. 6 ticket season for $60 ($10 per show) or 3 ticket half-season ticket $37.50 ($12.50 per show). Student/Children Season Ticket $20
Individual Concert tickets: $15 Adults and Seniors, $5 College Students, $2 Children (K-12)
Credit cards only accepted through LynchburgTickets.com.
All tickets will be held at Will Call. Available for pickup when you arrive for the concert.
For more information: Amherst Glebe Arts Response, Inc. 434-989-3215 or AGARVA@aol.com
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