On stage tonight the Joe Fonda Quartet with Joe Fonda, bassist/composer; Micheal Rabinowitz, bassoon; Harvey Sorgen, drums; and Jeff Lederer, saxophone/clarinet.
The program consists of original compositions by Joe Fonda. The music utilizes the entire jazz cannon drawing influences from Duke Ellington to Sun Ra.
- Doors open at 7:30 pm| Show starts at 8:00 pm.
- Tickets: $5 students, $15 Seniors, $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Joe Fonda is a composer, bassist, recording artist, interdisciplinary performer, producer and educator.
An accomplished international Jazz artist, Fonda has performed with his own ensembles throughout the United States , Canada , Europe and Asia.
He has collaborated and performed with such artists as Anthony Braxton, Archie Shepp, Carla Bley, Carlo Zingaro, Barry Altschul, and Billy Bang.
As a composer, Fonda has been the recipient of numerous grants and commissions From Meet the Composer New York and the New England Foundation on the Arts . He has released 12 recordings under his own name.
This concert is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and Maine Arts Commission.