Eric Mintel Quartet
Friday, December 16, 2016, 7:30 pm
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! No tickets will be available at the door.
JAZZ HOLIDAY HITS!
The critically acclaimed Eric Mintel Quartet features Eric Mintel on piano, Nelson Hill on saxophone and flute, Jack Hegyi on bass, and Dave Mohn on drums. Enjoy your favorite holiday music with a jazzy twist. They will be featuring Holiday music including a Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas Extravaganza, a funky version of Do You Hear What I Hear, Jingle Bells and more as well as songs by Vince Guaraldi and original holiday music by Eric Mintel. Also included are a few classic TV show themes like Mission Impossible, I Dream of Jeannie and more. It promises to be a fun filled evening of Jazz Holiday Hits!
The acclaimed quartet is nationally renowned for its music. It performed at the White House in 1998 for president Clinton, has held over ten concerts at the Kennedy Center and also opened for Dave Brubeck at the Kimmel Center. Pianist and bandleader Eric Mintel was featured as a guest on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz on NPR and released a set of his jazz CDs on the QVC television network in 2005.
He also performed in XM’s Satellite Radio’s Live Performance Theatre in Washington. Jazz legend Dave Brubeck beamed that “As long as the music attracts dedicated young musicians like Eric Mintel and the Eric Mintel Quartet, Jazz will continue to thrive and progress as a voice of freedom!” Come and be a part of this jazz filled experience.