Academy Concerts has teamed with Sunnyhill for a 2022-23 concert series!
Enjoy wonderful music throughout the year at Sunnyhill!
Paul Thompson Quartet Performs Apr. 28
On April 28, the Paul Thompson Quartet will play the music of Wayne Shorter. Wayne Shorter is an American jazz saxophonist and composer who has been active in the music industry for more than six decades. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential and innovative jazz musicians of his generation. Shorter’s music is characterized by its adventurous and experimental nature. He is known for his use of complex harmonies, unconventional chord progressions, and intricate melodies. You’ll be treated to a unique blend of complex harmonies, unconventional chord progressions, and intricate melodies that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
The quartet will cover Wayne’s compositional work from Art Blakey to Miles Davis to his Blue Note years to Weather Report to his 80s work to his last great quartet.
Scott Boni – saxophone
George Heid III- Drums
Tickets can be purchased ahead of the show at Brown Paper Tickets. $15 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $20 for adults and $15 for students. Doors open at 7 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm.
First up on July 26 at 7:30 p.m. is Miguel Espinoza Fusion, a quartet that twists jazz, flamenco, Cuban and classical Indian musical forms into intoxicating journeys that thrill audiences. Miguel Espinoza Fusion has recorded and performed with Bela Fleck, Kai Eckhardt, Kitaro, Tuck and Patti, Rita Moreno, and Ben Vareen. In April 2022, they released their third CD—Living in a Daydream—featuring Grammy-winning pianist and harmonicist Howard Levy. Visit their website at https://miguelespinozafusion.com/.
Tickets can be purchased in advance through Brown Paper Tickets: https://m.bpt.me/event/5494426.
Adults $15. Students (K-12) $10. Tickets purchased at the concert are $20/$15 (credit card processing fees will apply).
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments can be purchased before the show and during intermission.
Please bring a mask, should it be required. If you forget a mask, complimentary masks will be available for concertgoers.
Gerdan Ukrainian Ensemble (Oct 21)
Michael Griska, Indian Classical (Nov 18)
Daphne Alderson “Peace on Earth” (Dec 16)
Academy Quartet “Deep Roots” (Feb 17)
Todo Tango with Ada Lis Jimena (Mar 24)
Paul Thompson Jazz Quartet (Apr 28)
Trio con Brio, (May 26)