Alex Minasian, acclaimed jazz pianist and impresario, brings his quartet to Music on Meetinghouse Green for a free Friday evening concert at the corner of Middle and Church Streets, July 22 at 6:00 p.m
Alex Minasian quickly earned the attention of the music world for his performances at the country’s most famous jazz venues including the Blue Note, Birdland, Village Vanguard, and The Apollo Theater. His brilliant career has found him sharing the stage with jazz legends James Ingram, Arturo Sandoval, Marilyn McCoo, Joe Pesci, Hank Jones, Clark Terry, and many others. He has also headlined important jazz celebrations including the Rochester Jazz Festival and performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival and the Istanbul Jazz Festival. New York City audiences will find him performing weekly at the iconic Tavern on the Green restaurant. He has been featured in Yerevan Magazine, a Los Angeles-based publication promoting Armenian news and culture. Minasian teams up with bassist Brandi Disterheft, drummer Joe Farnsworth, and saxophonist Bill Pierce for their first appearance at the Music on Meetinghouse Green summer music concerts.
Free-will donations will support the concert’s featured local non-profit partner Maritime Gloucester, inspiring students and visitors to value marine science, maritime heritage, and environmental stewardship through hands-on education and experiences. The evening’s food vendor is Crepes du Jour.
In the spirit of giving back to the community each concert is partnered with a Cape Ann non-profit organization. The public is invited to make a free-will donation (So if you can, please bring cash/check.) This week's organization is