From the Spring of Song - A tribute to Bill Evans


Media Advisory

8 p.m., Friday, April 4, 2014
Pre-performance talk at 7:15 p.m.
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

Image: Tribute bandWho: From the Spring of Song - A Tribute to Bill Evans. The Quick Center for the Arts pays tribute to the remarkable musical legacy of Bill Evans with a program featuring Nick Sanders (piano), Brian Torff (bass) and Kurt Leon (drums). Poet Bill Zavatisky will read from his eulogy to Bill Evans. Sponsors are TV EYES, Venü magazine, and WPKN (89.5 FM).

What: American jazz pianist and composer Bill Evans is widely considered to be one of the most influential pianists in modern jazz. The performance is made possible through a collaboration with the Bill Evans Estate.

When: 8 p.m. performance, Friday, April 4, 2014
Pre-performance talk with Ken Druker at 7:15 p.m.
Ken Druker has been professionally involved in jazz for over 25 years as an educator, producer, radio host and record label executive. He has worked at The Verve Music Group, Concordia University and Jazz at Lincoln Center. He is currently the General Manager of Motéma Music, an independent jazz label based in Harlem.

Where: Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield, CT

Tickets: $35, $30. The Quick Center Box Office: (203) 254-4010, or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396 (1-877-278-7396).

Location: The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Fairfield University at 1073 North Benson Road in Fairfield, Connecticut. Entrance to the Quick Center is through the Barlow Road gate at 200 Barlow Road. Free, secure parking is available. Access for people with disabilities is available throughout the Quick Center for audience members and performers. Hearing amplification devices are available upon request at the Box Office. Fairfield University is located off exit 22 of Interstate-95. For further information and directions, call (203) 254-4010 or 1-877-278-7396, or visit www.quickcenter.com.

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Media Contact: Mike Horyczun, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2647, mhoryczun@fairfield.edu

Posted on March 25, 2014

Vol. 46, No. 235