Tuesday, November 4, 2008

From Philly to C-Town: Rittenhouse Jazz Quintet to Perform at Washington College

Chestertown, MD — The 57th season of the Washington College Concert Series continues with a performance by the Rittenhouse Jazz Quintet at the Norman James Theatre on Saturday, November 15, at 8 p.m.

Hailing from the "City of Brotherly Love," the Rittenhouse Jazz Quintet was born in Philadelphia and named after the heart of the city. Consisting of professional musicians from the Philadelphia area, some of whom are graduates or current students at the Curtis Institute of Music, the RJQ has presented programs throughout the region.

The quintet includes Stanford Thompson on trumpet, Matt Davis on guitar, Patricia Franceschy on vibraphone, Gabe Globus-Hoenich on drums, and David Brodie on bass.

The 2008-2009 Washington College Concert Series will continue with performances by the the Vim Saxophone Quartet on January 24, soprano Louise Toppin on February 13, and the Attacca String Quartet on April 17.

All concerts are held at the College's Norman James Theatre in William Smith Hall. Single tickets can be purchased at the door—$15 for adults, $5 for youth and students. Season tickets are available for $50 per person in advance or at the box office on performance nights. For more information, call 410/778-7839.

November 4, 2008

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