HYE Fusion, Middle Eastern Band

HYE Fusion, Middle Eastern Band

HYE Fusion, Middle Eastern Band

Friday, August 23rd, 2024, 6:00pm, with food service by Markouk Bread

This trio of classically trained musicians blends Western jazz favorites with the irresistible rhythms and melodies of their Middle Eastern backgrounds for a thrilling evening of East-meets-West fusion. Get ready for an unforgettable evening as these three virtuoso musicians take you on a unique musical journey that will have you dancing in the aisles. Mal Barsamian is a multi-talented instrumentalist equally skilled on classical and rhythm guitars, clarinet, saxophone, and the traditional Middle Eastern oud. Harry Bedrossian is a classically trained concert pianist who has embraced the Jazz tradition through the work of Oscar Petersen and Bill Evans. He is also an accomplished oud player. Charles Dermenjian is a talented percussionist who has shared the stage with a number of jazz greats and performed extensively both nationally and internationally. He plays the doumbek, a traditional percussion instrument common throughout Middle Eastern cultures.

Tonight’s non-profit organization

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 Action, Inc..

About Action, Inc.

Action Inc. is a safety net for our community. We offer a broad range of supportive services, including: fuel assistance and energy efficiency programs, case management, housing assistance and homelessness prevention, job training and education, and affordable housing. We are responsive to our community’s needs, developing new programs and services when new needs arise. We advocate locally and nationally for policies that will advance and strengthen our community. We are dedicated to providing pathways to opportunity. We believe that all people–regardless of their income, race, gender, sexuality, or religion–should have equal opportunities for stability, safety, and success in life.

Action Inc. is a welcoming place. We’re here to provide support when you need it most.

How can we help you?

Learn more about Action, Inc..

Thank You, Sponsors!

Sponsors of the 2024 Music on Meetinghouse Green Series

TITANIUM:
Scobie Ward

PLATINUM:
J.J. & Jackie Bell, Karen Bell, Cape Ann Savings Bank, Peter Calkins & Susan Casey, Linzee Coolidge

GOLD:
BOMCO, Michael Bresnan & Mary-Ann Sherry, Patricia Roach & Rob Martin, Dr. David Rubin & Heather Atwood, Spittle Electric

SILVER:
Ann Banks, Jonathan Golding & Sally Bradley-Golding, Carl and Sally Gustin, JoeAnn Hart & Gordon Baird, Charles Nazarian, Richard Prouty

BRONZE:
Jerry Ackerman



Parking Info

The green is closed for renovation but our main entrance is open. Please seek parking on the street and in lots nearby. 

After 6, parking in downtown Gloucester is free and there are several lots nearby. When parking in and around the area, please make sure not to block our neighbor’s driveways.


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Add this event to your personal calendar 08/23/2024 06:00 PM 12/31/1969 07:00 PM America/New_York HYE Fusion, Middle Eastern Band

This trio of classically trained musicians blends Western jazz favorites with the irresistible rhythms and melodies of their Middle Eastern backgrounds for a thrilling evening of East-meets-West fusion. Get ready for an unforgettable evening as these three virtuoso musicians take you on a unique musical journey that will have you dancing in the aisles. Mal Barsamian is a multi-talented instrumentalist equally skilled on classical and rhythm guitars, clarinet, saxophone, and the traditional Middle Eastern oud. Harry Bedrossian is a classically trained concert pianist who has embraced the Jazz tradition through the work of Oscar Petersen and Bill Evans. He is also an accomplished oud player. Charles Dermenjian is a talented percussionist who has shared the stage with a number of jazz greats and performed extensively both nationally and internationally. He plays the doumbek, a traditional percussion instrument common throughout Middle Eastern cultures.

Food service provided by Markouk Bread
Gloucester Meetinghouse, 10 Church Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation info@gloucestermeetinghouse.org false MM/DD/YYYY 90

Event Info:

  • Friday, August 23rd, 2024
  • 6pm to 8pm
  • Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Tickets: Free, Donations Encouraged.
  • Benefits: Action, Inc.
  • Food service by: Markouk Bread
  • Add to Calendar 08/23/2024 06:00 PM 12/31/1969 07:00 PM America/New_York HYE Fusion, Middle Eastern Band

    This trio of classically trained musicians blends Western jazz favorites with the irresistible rhythms and melodies of their Middle Eastern backgrounds for a thrilling evening of East-meets-West fusion. Get ready for an unforgettable evening as these three virtuoso musicians take you on a unique musical journey that will have you dancing in the aisles. Mal Barsamian is a multi-talented instrumentalist equally skilled on classical and rhythm guitars, clarinet, saxophone, and the traditional Middle Eastern oud. Harry Bedrossian is a classically trained concert pianist who has embraced the Jazz tradition through the work of Oscar Petersen and Bill Evans. He is also an accomplished oud player. Charles Dermenjian is a talented percussionist who has shared the stage with a number of jazz greats and performed extensively both nationally and internationally. He plays the doumbek, a traditional percussion instrument common throughout Middle Eastern cultures.

    Food service provided by Markouk Bread
    Gloucester Meetinghouse, 10 Church Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation info@gloucestermeetinghouse.org false MM/DD/YYYY 90
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Location

Address:
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church
10 Church Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

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