McGRATHPR.com – The James Library & Center for the Arts, Norwell’s historic community arts center and lending library, presents Tim Ray Jazz Trio in concert on Saturday, December 8, 7:30 pm, 24 West Street, Norwell. The Tim Ray Jazz Trio benefactor sponsor is Campanelli, and sponsoring partners are Old Derby Animal Hospital, and Kathleen and Michael Vitale.
Jazz pianist extraordinaire Tim Ray has appeared on over 80 recordings and has performed with an extensive list of pop music icons, including Aretha Franklin, Lyle Lovett and Tony Bennett and with special appearances with the Boston Pops. He’ll be joined by John Lockwood on bass and drummer Mark Walker. Classic jazz at its finest, together with some holiday tunes to help celebrate the season!
Tim Ray, perhaps best known as Lovett’s pianist for more than 15 years, has been an active and in-demand jazz artist since 1978. He tours and records with the internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Jane Siberry, and often performs with the leading jazz musicians in the New York and New England areas, including Gary Burton, Scott Hamilton, Oliver Lake, Harvie Swartz, John Abercrombie, Bucky Pizzarelli, Duke Robillard, George Garzone, and Tiger Okoshi. Mr. Ray regularly performs, records, and tours with vocalists Donna Byrne, Mili Bermejo, and Lisa Thorson, and with Cercie Miller’s quartet from the Boston area. His busy performance schedule has included numerous tours throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and has included performances at Carnegie Hall, the White House, and virtually all the major jazz festivals in the US, Canada and Central America.
Tickets for Tim Ray Jazz Trio are $30 for adults, $25 for seniors 65 and up, $15 for students. A limited number of free senior tickets are available, courtesy of the Cordelia Family Foundation. Please call (781) 659-7100 to reserve.
For more information, to reserve your tickets or to make a donation, please call 781-659-7100, visit www.jameslibrary.org 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. For more information, please call 781-659-7100, visit www.jameslibrary.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.