Sunnyhill Presents: A Night of Art + Jazz

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Date(s) - Nov 18, 2017
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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A Night of Art+Jazz

5-7 p.m. Gallery show (admission free)

7-9 p.m. Das/Potter Jazz Duo. ($20 Adults // $8 Students)

 

The eveing starts with a gallery show (5-7 p.m.) of Bob Willis Photography. Admission to the gallery show is free.

Bob is a photographer and travel writer, formerly based in Fort Collins, Colorado. His photos have appeared in a number of travel guides, national magazines, metro newspapers and fine art galleries. His work has taken him to Kenya, Thailand, and across the United States. Bob’s images from the Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup were selected to appear in the 2010 American Art Collector Annual. He was among 200 artists nationwide to be selected by the American Art Collector jury. Bob’s work is for sale, with a percent of each sale donated to Sunnyhill.

The Das/Potter Jazz Duo takes the stage at 7 p.m., with Subda Das on percussion and Chris Potter on piano.

Subha Das is a professional percussionist/music educator in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has studied orchestral percussion with Gerry Unger and Stanley Leonard (former musicians with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra) and jazz with the legendary Dr. John Wilson, Mike Tomaro, Lenny Rodgers, and Jay Ashby. In 1998, he joined the staff of the award-winning Mount Lebanon High School Percussion program, where he holds the title of Principal Assistant Director. In 2012, he was named an educational artist for Meinl Percussion. Subha is one of the most in-demand percussionists and private instructors in the Pittsburgh area.

Jazz pianist Chris Potter is involved with multiple musical projects in Pittsburgh and has studied with Eric Doney and Jesse Green and attended master classes led by Dave Liebman and Phil Woods. At the Mary Pappert school of Music at Duquesne University, Chris studied jazz with Ron Bickel and Mike Tomaro and composition with Joe Sheehan. Chris is rapidly becoming a go-to pianist for many musical genres in the Pittsburgh area as a gigging and studio musician.

Tickets for the Das/Potter Jazz Duo

Tickets can be purchased in advance through Brown Paper Tickets (a handling fee will be added to each ticket purchased) or at the door the evening of the performance. Open seating only. We encourage you to come early to enjoy the gallery show and hold your preferred seat at that time.