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Spring Concert Series with Jazz Pianist Joe Godfrey @ William Hall

Spring Concert Series with Jazz Pianist Joe Godfrey @ William Hall

Join us for the third program in our Spring Concert Series with jazz pianist Joe Godfrey. Joe will play a unique blend of jazz standards, well-known classical pieces, and music from the last 50 years with a jazzy twist! Read more about Joe Godfrey below.

Free and open to the public. Registration is not required, but you will receive email reminders about the event by registering. Use the form below or contact the library for assistance.
 

Date:
Saturday, May 11, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Contact:
Zach Berger; 401-781-2450; zach@cranstonlibrary.org
Location:
Auditorium
Branch:
William Hall Library
Audience:
  Adults     All Ages  
Categories:
  Music  

Register for this event using the form below. There are 95 seats available.

Joe Godfrey is a pianist and educator in southern New England.  He holds degrees in Jazz Studies (MM) from the University of South Carolina and Jazz Performance (BM) from the University of Rhode Island.  Performance highlights include performing at the Newport Jazz Festival, East Providence HeritageFest, and PVDFest.  Joe performs in many venues in the New England area as a soloist and as a member of a small ensemble.  Performance examples include business/social functions, wedding ceremonies and cocktails, restaurants, and church services.

Joe currently teaches piano for the RI Philharmonic Music School, the Rhody Center, and privately.  He has taught summer camps, private lessons, small classes, and coached jazz combos at the University of Rhode Island and URI Jazz at Salve Regina.  While passionate about jazz music, Joe was classically trained from the age of 14 and maintains a classical repertoire.  He is comfortable in a range of genres, including rock, R&B, jazz, pop, and classical.