Shared Vision: Jazz and the Galka Scheyer Collection

Shared Vision: Jazz and the Galka Scheyer Collection

Greg Reitan

DATE:
TIME:
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Performers:
Greg Reitan Trio

Pianist Greg Reitan and his trio (Jack Daro, bass; Dean Koba, drums) present an evening of original compositions and music by Billy Strayhorn, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock and Bill Evans. The concert explores shared themes and provides insight into the work of artists promoted and collected by Galka Scheyer, including Lyonel Feininger, Imogen Cunningham, Paul Klee, Alexei Jawlensky and others.

EVENT DETAILS

Fee:
Free with admission
Location:
Theater
Stickers for ensured seating are distributed in the Main Entrance gallery starting at 4:00 p.m. Members enjoy early seating between 4:30 and 4:45 p.m.; general admission seating begins at 4:45 p.m.

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