Performance at Glacier Hills Senior Living CommunityJun 09, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glacier Hills, Ann Arbor Michigan
8th Annual Ragtime Extravaganza: Music of New OrleansAug 10, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Special guests Evan Christopher (clarinet) and Tom McDermott (piano), both leading New Orleans musicians, will join the R4 orchestra for a program featuring ragtime and jazz from the Crescent City. Christopher and McDermott both appeared in and contributed music for the HBO series “Treme,” based on post-Katrina New Orleans.
The program will feature well known figures in ragtime and jazz and includes works by Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, Kid Ory and the Original Dixieland Jass Band.
At The Ark in Ann Arbor. Tickets can be purchased here.
The Ark, Ann Arbor MI
Benefit Concert at Bill’s Beer GardenAug 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Evan Christopher, clarinet
Tom McDermott, piano
Bill’s Beer Garden, Ann Arbor
Join these two outstanding New Orleans musicians as they play a benefit concert for R4. Bill’s Beer Garden is donating a portion of all drink orders in support of R4!
Bill’s Beer Garden, Ann Arbor Michigan
Old Car Festival at Greenfield VillageSep 07, 2019 - Sep 08, 2019 @ All Day
R4 concerts at this annual event in Dearborn, Michigan are on Saturday, September 7 from 7-9pm and on Sunday, September 8 from 3-4pm. Information about the Old Car Festival can be found here.
Greenfield Village, Dearborn MI
Blaze of Glory: Ragtime TromboneSep 19, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019 @ All Day
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
Featuring Dr. Robert Lindahl, trombone
R4 partners with Central Michigan University to feature the role of the trombone throughout the development of early popular American music. Early trombonist/bandleaders like Frederick Innes and Arthur Pryor, great ragtime arrangers who expanded the role of trombone in the theater orchestra, and the development of the “tailgate” style of early jazz performance will be explored. This project includes masterclasses at CMU, a public performance and a new CD recording! Specific event times to be announced.
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant Michigan