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George Garzone

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Friday, September 20 | 8:00 p.m.
The Tom Lagana Group Featuring Guest Performer George Garzone
Fine Arts Recital Hall

The Department of Music presents the Tom Lagana Group in concert with special guest artist George Garzone.

Tom Lagana Group features UMBC affiliate artist Tom Lagana, “whose playing displays fluid fingering up and down the fretboard, bobbing between subtle and fervor, engaging the listener by setting life’s musings to organic compositions.”

Special guest and saxophonist George Garzone is well-known as a sought-after jazz educator, currently teaching at the Berklee College of Music.  He has also previously taught at New England Conservatory, Longy School of Music, New York University, Manhattan School of Music, Northeastern University and the New School University. He has pioneered the triadic chromatic approach and students of his have included Joshua Redman, Branford Marsalis, Teadross Avery, Luciana Souza, Mark Turner, Donny McCaslin, Doug Yates and Danilo Perez, among many others.

Garzone is a member of The Fringe, a jazz trio founded in 1972 that includes bassist John Lockwood and drummer Bob Gullotti, that performs regularly in the Boston area and has toured Portugal. The group has released three albums. A veteran jazzman, Garzone has appeared on more than 20 recordings.

$7 general admission, $3 seniors, free for students, free with a UMBC ID. To order tickets in advance with a credit card, purchase online through MissionTix.

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