Music, Dance & Theater Series
Ben Williams and Sound Effect
Saturday, October 20, 2012 8:00 PM
Tickets are no longer available for this performance.
Catch this exciting up-and-coming star in his first BlackRock performance! Williams is a bassist and winner of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Competition in 2009. His flowing groove, melodic phrasing, and storytelling approach captivates audiences. Williams is joined by a talented band: Gerald Clayton, Marcus Strickland, Matthew Stevens and
FREE JAZZ WORKSHOP, OCTOBER 20 3:00-4:00!
Ben and his band will demo and discuss technique and his arrangements of works by Michael Jackson and other artists. Students will learn a simple arrangement and play with the band. Bring your instrument! Workshop is intended for middle- and high-school jazz instrumental students, string instrumentalists (at the intermediate level and above) and for adult jazz instrumentalists. RSVP: 240-912-1057.