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Music @ New Canaan Library Presents Michael-Louis Smith, Celebrating the Jazz Greats
April 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
In honor of National Jazz Appreciation month New Canaan Library welcomes back musician Michael-Louis Smith, presenting a talk and performance that celebrates some of jazz’s greatest artists. The event takes place on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. in the Adrian Lamb Room.
Enjoy the beauty of jazz with a live performance and learn more about iconic jazz artists such as Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, and Wes Montgomery. The performance will feature local musician Michael-Louis Smith on guitar, Preston Murphy on bass, Dave Berger on drums and Stacy Dillard playing the saxophone.
Michael-Louis Smith is a jazz guitarist, composer, recording artist and educator. He received a Masters in Jazz Studies from the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College. Originally from Saratoga, NY, he now lives in New Canaan and performs regularly at clubs in New York and at festivals throughout the region.