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November 1, 2019, 7:00 PM
Join us for this free concert celebrating the music of jazz legend Django Reinhardt and other early jazz standards, featuring Champaign-Urbana's Almost "A":
Tania Arazi Coambs ~ vocals
George Turner ~ guitar
Dorothy Martirano ~ violin
Armand Beaudoin ~ bassetto
Ricardo Flores ~ percussion
Almost “A” Quintet, based in Champaign-Urbana combines strong backgrounds in classical, contemporary art music and jazz with folk, gypsy, gypsy jazz, tango and klezmer. All have experience working with many styles of dance.
Almost “A” has performed at The Shakespeare Festival in Bloomington, in Chicago tango venues/country clubs, Krannert Center, KAM, Indigo Art Gallery, Buvon’s, Iron Post, Folk & Roots Festival, to name a few. Its members have performed internationally and recorded extensively.
This live music event is presented by Further Jazz, Inc.