On Wednesday, October 21, an exciting evening featuring a once-in-a-lifetime lineup of nationally known jazz and blues artists will thrill music lovers while raising scholarship funds to support Goodwin College students. The “Jazz & Blues Mash-Up” will take place at the Infinity Music Hall, 32 Front Street in downtown Hartford. James Montgomery and the James Montgomery Blues Band are the featured performers along with special guests David Foster (Shaboo All-Stars), Barry Goudreau (formerly of Boston), Grace Kelly, Mitch Chakour (Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, The J. Geils Band), Uptown Horns (The Rolling Stones, James Brown, Billy Joel), Jerilyn Rae (local up and coming jazz singer), and the Sugartones. The evening kicks off at 7:15 p.m. with the Jerilyn Rae Quartet followed by the Jazz & Blues Mashup at 8. General admission is $60, with front row seating at $100. Tickets can be ordered at www.goodwin.edu/mashup. For more information on the event or about supporting Goodwin College Scholarships, please contact Karen Gilbert, Goodwin Advancement Events Coordinator, at KGilbert@goodwin.edu or 860-727-6942. Download flyer.
Goodwin College is a nonprofit institution of higher education and is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), formerly known as the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Goodwin College was founded in 1999, with the goal of serving a diverse student population with career-focused degree programs that lead to strong employment outcomes.