Jazz At The Arsenal: featuring Berklee faculty artists The Jim Kelly Quartet
Black Box Theatre - Hosted by: John Baboian
The series continues on March 17 with the Jim Kelly Quartet in an evening of original tunes drawing on jazz, blues, Latin and folk traditions. Led by Kelly on guitar, the band members are: Jim Odgren/alto sax, Fernando Huergo/electric bass and Casey Scheuerell/drums.
A versatile musician and teacher, Kelly has performed with Gary Burton, Jim Odgren, Duke Robillard and others. Performance highlights include a long stint in the orchestra for the original Boston run of “Rent,” and recordings with the Berklee All-Stars and on Duke Robillard’s “Swing” album.
His own compositions are featured on “The Sled Dogs: The Music of Jim Kelly” and a solo acoustic guitar CD: “Would Be Soundtracks.” A master teacher, Kelly is the author of the book/CD and DVD: Guitar Workshop with Jim Kelly.
Tickets: $20/$18 members/$15 students