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Crosstown Arts presents Music for Cello and Jazz Trio

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The Green Room at Crosstown Arts

1350 Concourse Avenue

#Suite 280

Memphis, TN 38104

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Join us in The Green Room at Crosstown Arts for Music for Cello and Jazz Trio, including works by Claude Bolling, David Baker, and more.

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Featuring Alisa Horn (cello), Maeve Brophy (piano), Tom Lonardo (drums), and Sam Shoup (bass)

Doors at 7pm | Performance at 7:30pm

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Alisa Horn is a freelance cellist and loves performing and teaching a wide variety of musical genres from classical to jazz to rock and beyond. Alisa studied with Professor Peter Spurbeck at the University of Memphis, received her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from the University of Michigan with Anthony Elliott, and her Master of Music in Cello Performance from Northwestern University with Hans Jensen. Along with jazz legends trumpeter Marvin Stamm and pianist Bill Mays, Alisa is a member of The Inventions Trio which performs a fusion of jazz and classical repertoire. The Trio has toured and released three albums, including the diverse works of Bill Evans, Bill Mays, Villa-Lobos, and Miles Davis. On Broadway, Alisa has performed in many shows including Sunday in the Park with George, An American in Paris, If/Then, and Next to Normal.

Maeve Brophy gave her first solo recital at age 9 and made her orchestral debut at age 15. She has a BA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Master of Music in Piano Performance from Texas Christian University. Maeve has given solo and collaborative performances in Wells, England, the Amalfi Coast, Kiev, Ukraine, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Aspen, Nashville, and Memphis. Maeve is former adjunct faculty of the Blair School of Music and Belmont University in Nashville and currently lives in Memphis where she works as a freelance collaborative pianist, soloist, and piano teacher.

Tom Lonardo grew up playing drums in his father's dance band. He holds a MM from the University of Mississippi and attended the Berklee College of Music studying with Alan Dawson. He has played music all his life including gigs with Mose Allison, Di Anne Price, Joe Restivo 4, 3rdMan, and Dog Police.

Sam Shoup was born and raised in Memphis, TN. He was a member of the award winning Hillcrest High School Jazz Ensemble and received the Best Bassist Award at the 1971 Montreux Jazz Festival's Band Competition. After starting his own company, SamJamm Productions in 1990, Sam began specializing in Orchestral and Big Band arranging, He is currently a staff arranger for The National Symphony Orchestra at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., as well as The New York Pops Orchestra, Houston Symphony and The Memphis Symphony Orchestra. He is a two time winner of NARAS's Premier Bassist award. Sam is currently Director of Commercial Music at the University of Memphis.

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