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|TRIBUTE TO MIKE WICKS @ THE VAN DYCK - THURSDAY 10/29
The Van Dyck will present a "Jazz Tribute to Mike Wicks" on Thursday, October 29 at 7:00pm.
This celebration of the beloved late bassist will feature performances by Alone Together: The Mollin-Clay Jazz Duo and the Michael Wicks Tribute Band featuring Gary Wicks performing the music of Mike Wicks and more.
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MUSICAL TOOLS FOR SCHENECTADY SCHOOLS
|SCHENECTADY GROUP SEEKS INSTRUMENTS FOR STUDENTS
A new group, Musical Tools for the Schenectady Schools, is seeking unused band and orchestra instruments to put to use in the Schenectady Schools Music program.
We hear that many people have instruments around the house that are no longer being used. Dusting them off and putting them in the hands of a young student would be an inspiring gift to the community and to a future musician, said Mark Anthony, Musical Union 85-133 President, an organizer of the drive.
The instruments will go to Schenectady Friends of Music, who have had the traditional role of supporting the music programs in Schenectady.
Tax-deductible receipts are available.
We have heard from teachers that the music program is growing by leaps and bounds, which has put pressure on the supply of instruments. It would be great if each student had an instrument to play and take home to practice, said Steve Weisse, President of Schenectady Friends of Music.
If you are interested in donating, Friends of Music will arrange for a
pickup by calling Steve Weisse at (518) 346-4266.
|JAZZ RADIO IN THE CAPITAL DISTRICT
On nearly every day of the week a radio station in the Capital District features jazz music in its programing.
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