Performances 

  1. Live! at Montpelier
  2. Smooth Sounds for Seniors
  3. Classical Recital Series



Mike Casey

MIKE CASEY TRIO PLUS SPECIAL GUEST GRAMMY NOMINATED PIANIST BENITO GONZALEZ - CANCELLED

Friday, May 1, 2020, 8 pm
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Tickets: $25/person; 10% discount for Montpelier members and seniors

Recently featured by The Huffington Post, Forbes, on the cover of Spotify’s "State of Jazz" playlist and much more, rising star saxophonist & storyteller Mike Casey makes his Montpelier debut in style with GRAMMY-nominated pianist Benito Gonzalez (fresh off his summer Europe tour with sax icon Pharaoh Sanders), joining Mike’s dynamic New York trio as a special guest. Mike, trio, and Benito will take you on a journey of original, progressive, melodic, rhythmic, emotional jazz with influences from around the world mixed with surprising takes on familiar classics. This is part of Mike’s USA Return Tour - he has just arrived home after completing a yearlong master’s degree program at Berklee Valencia’s selective Spain campus.
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ALLYN JOHNSON - CANCELLED

Friday, May 8, 2020, 8 pm
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Tickets: $25/person; 10% discount for Montpelier members and seniors

Native Washingtonian, Allyn Johnson will perform music from his newly released CD, Where Angels Live. Johnson is a multi-talented musician, composer, arranger, and producer whose trademark sound gives brilliance and fortitude to the art of jazz improvisation. Mentored by the late great jazz legend Calvin Jones, Johnson hopes to continue Jones’s rich legacy of service, musicianship, and academic excellence in his teaching. Be the first to hear Johnson’s exciting new music!
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CYRUS CHESTNUT - CANCELLED 

Friday, May 15, 2020, 8 pm
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Tickets: $25/person; 10% discount for Montpelier members and seniors

Composer, pianist, and educator, Cyrus Chestnut is a musical force that utilizes his classical, gospel and jazz influences to entertain and capture his audiences. This performance will consist of jazz interpretations of Eric Satie, Claude Debussy, Mozart, and Deep Purple. New compositions from the mind of Cyrus Chestnut will be premiered as well. It will utilize influences from the history of music that is uniquely Chestnut! Join us for an evening of jazz merged with the classics!