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NYU’s Provincetown Playhouse in Greenwich Village to Feature 11 Evenings of Jazz Guitar Beginning July 11

June 29, 2011

                                        Performances by NYC’s Leading Jazz Artists

In July, the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University’s Steinhardt School is offering a program of 11 evenings of jazz guitar at its newly renovated Provincetown Playhouse.  The program, beginning July 11 and running through July 27, will feature performances by some of New York City’s leading jazz artists.  Each concert will also include participants from the Department’s Summer Jazz Guitar Intensive workshop who will perform work.  

The NYU Jazz Guitar concerts will begin July 11 and run through July 27, 2011 at NYU’s Provincetown Playhouse, 133 MacDougal Street in New York. Subway: A,B,C,D,E,F,M (W. 4th St.).  Performances by the Summer Guitar Intensive participants are at 7:30 p.m. followed by leading NYC jazz artists at 8 p.m.  The concerts are open to the public.  Admission is $10 General, $5 students with ID, and senior citizens.  Tickets can be ordered online at, or by phone at 212.352.3101.

Jazz artists scheduled to appear are:

July 11 Bruce Arnold's "Art of the Blues" Project, Bruce Arnold (guitar) Dean Johnson (bass)                   and Tony Moreno (drums)
July 12 Randy Johnston Trio
July 13 John Hart Trio
July 14 Kenny Wessel (guitar) Dave Ambrosio (bass) Russ Meissner (drums)
July 18 Bruce Arnold's "Heavy Mental" Project, (guitar) Jerry DeVore (bass) and Kirk Driscoll (drums)
July 19 Roni Ben Hur (guitar) Gene Bertoncini (guitar)
July 20 Joel Harrison (guitar) and Anupam Shobhakar (sarode)
July 21 Steve Cardenas (guitar) and Ben Allison (bass)

July 25 Great Houdini: Arnett Brewster (lap steel slide guitar) and Woodrow T. Greenwich (blues harp)
July 26 Pete McCann (guitar) Thomas Kneeland (bass) John Mettam (drums)
July 27 Sheryl Bailey Organ Trio

The NYU Summer Jazz Guitar Intensive workshop combines cutting-edge guitar education with private lessons and workshops by the finest New York City guitarists. The three week workshop offers courses covering a wide range of subjects and a diverse ensemble program tailored to the needs of the aspiring student of contemporary guitar. The list of faculty reads like a Who's Who in the New York Guitar world, along with guest players from around the country and the world.

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Press Contact: Richard Pierce | (212) 998-6796

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