Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Andre Watts at Bass Hall / Jazz at Boulevard

This weekend, the Fort Worth Symphony is sponsoring the Andre Watts piano concert at Bass Hall. Andre Watts is considered one of the world's greatest pianists.

For information on tickets and seating: Fort Worth Symphony.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
Andre Watts, piano
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor

Presented by: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

(By the way, both Andre Watts and Miguel Harth-Bedoya have Philadelphia roots. Watts received training at the Philadelphia Music Academy and Harth-Bedoya received his bachelor's degree in conducting from the Curtis Institute of Music.)


Also, this weekend, an event that expects to draw around 50,000: jazz by some of the best including Buddy Guy, near the Will Rogers Memorial Complex, on the lawn, off Camp Bowie. No admission, by the way.

From the website:
Four of the most acclaimed artists in jazz and blues have been selected to headline Fort Worth's Sixth annual FREE music and arts festival, when Cadillac Presents the 2008 Jazz by the Boulevard, September 19-21, 2008. Located on the tree-lined lawn of the Will Rogers Memorial Complex in Fort Worth's beautiful Cultural District, Jazz By The Boulevard offers three days of FREE live jazz in a family-friendly atmosphere. . . Buddy Guy, Randy Brecker, Lee Ritenour & David Sanborn.


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