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Jeff Holmes Big Band With Vocalist Dawning Holmes at Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend Festival at Lee Congregational Church


Sat, June 16, 2018
7:30 pm

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Closing out the headline performances at the Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend will be the Jeff Holmes Big Band, making its Berkshires debut, featuring the amazing vocalist Dawning Holmes.

Trumpeter, composer, arranger, and Grammy-winning pianist Jeff Holmes is a nationally published and commissioned composer/arranger, and a multiple recipient of National Endowment For The Arts Jazz Composition Grants. He has written music for renowned jazz musicians including John Abercrombie, Max Roach, Sheila Jordan, Yusef Lateef, Rufus Reid, and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra.

In addition to its impressive library of big-band standards and originals, the Jeff Holmes big band’s repertoire will include a tribute to Leonard Bernstein, whose 100th birthday is being celebrated this year by many musical organizations across the globe. Bernstein’s music touched all genres, from classical to pop, opera to jazz, and Hollywood. ...

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