September 28, 2023

Free Jazz Concert at Gari Melchers Home and Studio

Free Jazz Concert

Robert Jospé & the Inner Rhythm Quartet
Sunday, November 6, 2 p.m.
Robert Jospe
Robert Jospé

Robert Jospé, renowned jazz drummer, percussionist, composer and educator leads the Inner Rhythm Quartet. The group presents a vibrant repertoire, fusing the buoyant grooves of salsa, samba, swing, funk, and African rhythms into their distinctive sound.

Jospé will be joined by Jeff Decker on saxaphones, Bob Hallahan on piano, and Randall Pharr on bass.  This free concert/lecture program explains the history and structure of Jazz, Blues and Standard song forms and performs compositions that illustrate how West African rhythms have influenced American music.

See the band in action on You Tube.
Complimentary admission to the “William H. Johnson” exhibition will be provided from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 6.The Smithsonian Community Grant Program, funded by MedLife Foundation, is a proud sponsor of this public program.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.