Greg Hopkins Sextet + 1: 20th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday April 8, 2017
3:00 PM until 4:30 PM
This concert will celebrate the great American music of Duke Ellington and his long time musical alter-ego Billy Strayhorn. Greg Hopkins has arranged 12 classic and obscure pieces of Ellington and Strayhorn for the Sextet + 1. The Greg Hopkins Sextet + 1 is an all-star jazz ensemble made up of truly world class musicians who have played nationally and internationally and now live in the New England area.
The band members include:
- Greg Hopkins - trumpet, Flugelhorn, and arrangements
- Shannon LeClarie - Alto sax, Flute
- Arnie Krakowski - Tenor Sax
- Jeff Galindo - Trombone
- Tim Ray - Piano
- Paul Del Nero - Bass
- Yoron Israel - Drums
These musicians have traveled the world with luminaries such as Buddy Rich, Bill Evans, Stan Getz, Horace Silver, Amad Jamal, Lonny Smith, Herb Pomeroy, Phil Woods, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, and many others.
20th Anniversary events sponsored by
- Roche Brothers
- Salmon Health and Retirement
- Stonegate LLC
- Morse Institute Library Board of Trustees
- Laborers’ International Union of North America, Local 1116
Location: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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