Jazz Concert Benefits Veterans’ Initiative

On Friday, May 15, at 7:00 p.m., Bob Johnson’s Boston Jazz Trio will perform a benefit performance for the Veterans’ Initiative of the Mental Health Association in Talbot County , held at the Academy Art Museum in Easton . Dessert and coffee at Out of the Fire will follow the concert.

The Trio consists of guitarist Bob Johnson, pianist Phil Argyris, and bassist Jerry Wilfong. Talented jazz musician, Bob Johnson, now an Easton resident, worked with Phil and Jerry, both Boston-based, on and off for 20 years. Together they have concertized at Boston ’s best jazz clubs, including the Acton Jazz Café, voted by Downbeat magazine as one of the top 100 jazz clubs in the world. The Trio has also performed in jazz festivals throughout New England, and was featured in Pont Aven , France in its festival for American Music. The Trio has also performed as a rhythm section for such jazz greats as Herb Pomeroy, Stan Strickland, and Bill Pierce.

For the mental health benefit performance at the Academy Art Museum, the Trio will be doing interpretations of songs from the 30s and 40s, music from the Great American Songbook, Cole Porter, plus a few jazz standards.

Seating is limited. For ticket information, call 410 822-0444.

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Jazz Concert Benefits Veterans’ Initiative

On May 15, 7:00 pm, Bob Johnson’s Boston Jazz Trio will perform a benefit performance for the Veterans’ Initiative of the Mental Health Association in Talbot County. The jazz concert will be held at the Academy Art Museum in Easton, followed by dessert and coffee at Out of the Fire. The committee planning the event is very pleased to have the jazz artists in Easton to raise funds for local veterans’ health initiatives.

The Boston Trio consists of guitarist Bob Johnson, pianist Phill Argyris, and bassist Jerry Wilfong. Talented jazz artist Johnson is originally from Boston and has worked with Argyris and Wilfong , both Boston-based, on and off for twenty years. Together they have concertized at Boston’s best jazz clubs, including the Acton Jazz Café, voted by Downbeat magazine as one of the top one-hundred jazz clubs in the world. The Trio has also performed at jazz festivals throughout New England and was featured in Pont Aven, France at its festival for American Music. The Trio performed as a rhythm section for jazz artists Herb Pomeroy, Stan Strickland, and Bill Pierce.

For the mental health benefit performance at the Academy Art Museum, the Trio will be doing interpretations of songs from the 30’s and 40’s, music from the Great American Songbook, Cole Porter, plus a few jazz standards.

Tickets prices start at $55 for the concert, dessert and beverages at Out of the Fire. Reserved seating and patronage is $100. Seating is limited. For ticket information call 410 822-0444 or visit mhamdes.org.

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