The James Library Presents Jazz Pianist Laszlo Gardony – The James Library & Center for the Arts, Norwell’s historic community arts center and lending library, presents Jazz Pianist Laszlo Gardony in concert on Saturday, January 27, 7:30 pm at 24 West Street, Norwell.  The performance is sponsored by Campanelli and Gordon Atlantic Insurance.

Jazz pianist and composer Laszlo Gardony is “one of contemporary music’s truly original voices,” ~ Jazz- Times. He celebrates his soulful new solo piano album Serious Play with a concert featuring music from the recording, “Georgia On My Mind,” “Naima,” and “Over The Rainbow,” as well as his spontaneous, inspired improvisations which come from a deep well of emotion and intellect. A unique and unforgettable night of live music!

Hungarian-born Laszlo Gardony has delivered soulful improvisations and compositions to great critical acclaim in 26 countries. Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, Gardony has been called “a pianist worthy of praise within the highest pantheon of performers” by Jazz Review and “a great pianist” by Dave Brubeck.  He has released 12 albums, including his sextet’s new live album, “Life In Real Time” featuring several musicians performing at this concert.  He has been featured with the Boston Pops, the Utah Symphony and The Smithsonian Institute’s “Beyond Category” Traveling Duke Ellington Exhibit.  A Bostonian for over two decades, he currently serves as a Professor of Piano at Berklee College of Music.

Tickets for Jazz Pianist Laszlo Gardony are $25 adults, $22 seniors and $10 for students. A limited number of free tickets for seniors are available, courtesy of a grant from the Cordelia Family Foundation. For more information or to order tickets, please call 781-659-7100, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the James Library & Center for the Arts

Since 1874, The James Library has served the South Shore community as a warm gathering place.  Housed in a landmark Victorian in historical Norwell Center, The James is dedicated to serving the community by providing high-quality programs, resources and materials through a concert hall, art gallery and the operation of a free lending library. As an independent, non-profit arts center we foster a mission for the creation, appreciation and enjoyment of the arts for residents of all ages on the South Shore, while preserving the historic character of our home.  The James Library is located at 24 West Street, Norwell and is open to the public Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 to 5 pm, Thursday and Friday from 12 to 5 pm, and on Saturday from 10 to 2 pm.  The library is closed on Saturdays during July and August.  For more information, please call 781-659-7100, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.