|Butch Miles, former drummer for the Count Basie band. (featured guest artist)|
|As the former drummer for the world-famous Count Basie Orchestra, Butch is renowned for his swinging big band style and techniques. Butch has played with such luminaries as Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Mel Torme, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, and others. Butch conducts jazz clinics at universities and high schools, records CDs, and plays frequently in small groups at jazz parties and festivals around the globe, where he brings together technique, creative finesse and a love of the music that delights audiences.|
|Joel Shapira/Charmin Michelle and Friends (pre-concert, one hour before concert)|
|Long-time musical partners, vocalist Charmin Michelle and guitarist Joel Shapira, bring together their savvy, swinging jazz notes. They will be joined by their extended ensemble, including saxophonist Paul Harper, bassist Tom Lewis, and drummer Nathan Norman as “Charmin and Shapira and Friends".|
Tickets: adults $20, students $10.
Enjoy complimentary beverages, cheese, and dessert.
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