Jazz on the Move – Day 3

Thursday, April 25, 2024
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5:30 - 7 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Add to Calendar 2024-04-25 17:30:00 2024-06-18 09:58:22 Jazz on the Move – Day 3 Every April, Downtown Chandler turns the spotlight on its jazz scene. In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the festival hosts a stellar lineup of local talent; spanning genres ranging from traditional and fusion rhythm to smooth jazz. This addition to Jazz Appreciation Month is the “Jazz on the Move” series. This includes four performances taking place at remote locations around Chandler to reach more of the community. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to the outdoor performances. This is an alcohol & smoke-free event. Day 1: April 11 Day 2: April 16 Day 4: April 30 Full Event Calendar Performing Band: Adam Clark Quartet Adam Clark started playing the drums at age 11 while living in Frankfurt, Germany and has been a band leader consistently for 25 years as well as a professional drummer since 1995. Clark has worked with popular artists including Lenny Castro, Jimmy Vivino, actor/voice artist Patrick Warburton, Rachel Flowers, gospel legend Andrew Gouche and Jazz Legends such as David “Fathead” Newman, Stanley Jordan, Dennis Rowland, Papa John DeFrancesco and accordion master Frank Marocco. Adam Clark endorses DREAM Cymbals and Gongs and has been heard opening up for musical legends Alice Cooper, Joey DeFrancesco, Vince Neil, Angelique Kidjo and Blues Traveler. Adam Clark was very blessed to grow up as an army brat in a musical family. His father, a career Army band director, started Adam on drum lessons with members of the 3rd Armored Division Spearhead Band. His Mom, a pianist and singer with perfect pitch, taught him how to sing as a toddler and he took piano lessons as a young child. Adam went to school for jazz performance at Mesa Community College and on scholarship at Arizona State University. He has recorded on 16 full length albums as a sideman and 1 as a leader City of Chandler info@chandleraz.gov America/Phoenix public

Every April, Downtown Chandler turns the spotlight on its jazz scene. In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the festival hosts a stellar lineup of local talent; spanning genres ranging from traditional and fusion rhythm to smooth jazz.

This addition to Jazz Appreciation Month is the “Jazz on the Move” series. This includes four performances taking place at remote locations around Chandler to reach more of the community. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to the outdoor performances. This is an alcohol & smoke-free event.

Day 1: April 11 Day 2: April 16 Day 4: April 30 Full Event Calendar


Performing Band: Adam Clark Quartet

Adam Clark Quartet

Adam Clark started playing the drums at age 11 while living in Frankfurt, Germany and has been a band leader consistently for 25 years as well as a professional drummer since 1995. Clark has worked with popular artists including Lenny Castro, Jimmy Vivino, actor/voice artist Patrick Warburton, Rachel Flowers, gospel legend Andrew Gouche and Jazz Legends such as David “Fathead” Newman, Stanley Jordan, Dennis Rowland, Papa John DeFrancesco and accordion master Frank Marocco.

Adam Clark endorses DREAM Cymbals and Gongs and has been heard opening up for musical legends Alice Cooper, Joey DeFrancesco, Vince Neil, Angelique Kidjo and Blues Traveler. Adam Clark was very blessed to grow up as an army brat in a musical family. His father, a career Army band director, started Adam on drum lessons with members of the 3rd Armored Division Spearhead Band. His Mom, a pianist and singer with perfect pitch, taught him how to sing as a toddler and he took piano lessons as a young child. Adam went to school for jazz performance at Mesa Community College and on scholarship at Arizona State University. He has recorded on 16 full length albums as a sideman and 1 as a leader