Jazz, rock, brass band, and more heading to Wright Library this fall
Live music is on its way to Wright Library this fall with a new concert series.
The Wright Memorial Public Library Foundation presents The Far Hills Music Series, a series of four concerts at the Library from August to October.
Eric Loy, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 17: The series kicks off on Aug. 17 with guitarist Eric Loy, whose music is described as an eclectic blend of rock, jazz, classical, and new age, delivered with humor and panache on solo finger-style guitar and on his custom-built 24 string Harp-Guitar. Loy has opened for guitar legends Leo Kottke, Adrian Legg, Preston Reed, Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane), and Over The Rhine.
Malarkey, 7:00 p.m., Aug. 29: A quartet featuring trombone, baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass, keyboards, melodicas, hand percussion, and more. Malarkey includes local artists Bill Burns, Rich Begel, Chris Berg, and Brian Cashwell. The foursome performs original compositions, jazz standards, and the occasional pop/rock arrangement.
Greater Dayton Brass Ensemble, 6:30 p.m., Sept. 7: This brass ensemble is made up of some of the area’s top performers. Their repertoire includes jazz, classical arrangements, ragtime and more.
Kevin Sherwin, 2 p.m., Oct. 1: Guitarist and conductor Kevin Sherwin is a soloist and leader of orchestral and choral ensembles. Sherwin has performed across the country, debuting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and performing at the Great Music Series in San Diego, the Music without Borders Festival of Montreal, the Yale University Art Gallery and in concert series across the country. As a concerto soloist, he has also performed major works including the Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez, Villa-Lobos Concerto, and Vivaldi Concerto in D Major, among others. He is also a co-founding member of the Musica Vera Duo with baroque violist Mark Bailey.