6-7:30pm A Tribute to Evans & Hall - Guitarist Joel Shapira and pianist Larry McDonough will perform music from the most influential jazz recordings of Bill Evans and Jim Hall.
Guitarist Joel Shapira is an internationally acclaimed musician residing in St. Paul / Minneapolis MN. He's a leader and/or member of multiple top Twin Cities' jazz ensembles, as well as a master of the demanding discipline of solo guitar. He performs regularly with world class musicians, has numerous recordings to his credit, and is an artist featured on the NYC record label Unseen Rain Records.
Larry McDonough has been playing piano, composing, and recording extensively for over 50 years. He has performed around the world with legendary jazz artists. He regularly performs in the Twin Cities, including solo, duos and trios, plus his own group the Larry McDonough Quartet.
7:30-9pm Daniel Volovets is a guitarist, composer, arranger, and instructor specializing in classical, flamenco, Latin-American, and jazz music. Although born in the United States, his music is informed first and foremost by his Ukrainian, Russian, and Jewish heritage. Daniel's mastery of many genres and aesthetics is evident in the breadth of his repertoire, which spans numerous countries and eras. He is an accomplished arranger and composer, exploring the harmonic possibilities of the guitar in solo and ensemble contexts.