Will Patton Ensemble plays at Gazebo Concert

Will Patton Ensemble Vermont - String Quartet and Mandolinist
Category: Performances
Stowe Performing Arts presents the Will Patton Ensemble at the free Gazebo Concert on Tuesday, July 31, at the new time, 6 to 7 p.m., on the lawn of the Helen Day Art Center and Stowe Free Library at 90 Pond St. Bring picnics, lawn chairs and blankets. Dancing and toe-tapping are welcome. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in Stowe Community Church on Main Street.

Led by renowned jazz mandolinist Will Patton, the Ensemble deftly blends many musical genres into a seamless whole, focusing on high-energy improvisation and group interaction.

Combine a jazz/choro mandolinist with a symphony violinist who also plays bluegrass and hot swing, add a string bass player who came of age working the Chicago blues clubs with the likes of Howlin’ Wolf and Buddy Guy, a lifelong guitarist equally at home with flatpicking fiddle tunes and fiery Gypsy jazz solos; spice it all up with a jazz/Brazilian percussionist, stir in a little rock ‘n’ roll attitude and season for 15 years in small clubs and large concert halls and you get some idea of the music of the Will Patton Ensemble…Read More @ Stowetoday.com