Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Mandolin maestro and renowned pianist to perform live at Brandon Music

Saturday Feb 1 at 7:30 p.m.—BRANDON—Brandon Music is delighted to welcome two of Vermont’s most talented jazz musicians, mandolin maestro Jamie Masefield and gifted pianist Tom Cleary, for a special evening of music.  This performance is guaranteed to take the piano and mandolin to diverse musical settings yet to be discovered and could only be performed by two exceptional musicians. Their program includes music from classical composers Samuel Barber and Bela Bartok to jazz heroes like Horace Silver and Ralph Towner and then to more pastoral landscapes from the likes of Neil Young as well as their originals.

Tom Cleary teaches in the UVM and FlynnArts jazz programs and has accompanied artists including Clark Terry and Joe Lovano and has had long-term collaborations with Mike Gordon and James Harvey.

Jamie Masefield is known for his ground breaking group The Jazz Mandolin Project and has performed with Bela Fleck, David Grisman, Marc Ribot and Bob Weir. He is also a dry-stone mason.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Concert tickets are $20. A pre-concert dinner is available for $25. Reservations are required for dinner and recommended for the show. Venue is BYOB. Call 802-247-4295 or e-mail for reservations or for more information. Brandon Music is located at 62 Country Club Rd. in Brandon.

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