JAZZ @ The Arsenal returns on Tuesday, March 24, with the fan-favorite, Be-Bop Guitars, presented by the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown.
Led by John Baboian, the Be-Bop Guitars features 5 guitarists from the renowned Berklee guitar faculty, plus vibes, bass, drums and trumpet for this concert of originals and standards (Gershwin, Jobim and others), with specialized arrangements for 5 guitars.
Baboian has performed worldwide with his band and other musicians, including a performance with the Be-Bop Guitars at the Cape Town Jazz Festival in South Africa and has shared the stage with Frankie Avalon, Sergio Franchi, Al Martino, Ben Vereen and many more. Baboian is the director of the JAZZ at the Arsenal series.
Tickets are $20; $18 for members; $15 for students, plus fees. For tickets or more information, call the box office at 617-923-8487 or visit www.arsenalarts.org
The Jazz @ The Arsenal series features a wide variety of jazz styles performed by the best jazz ensembles in the Boston area with many headed up by Berklee’s world- renowned faculty. The performances are held in the intimate Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts located at 321 Arsenal St. in Watertown. Free parking is available and the venue is handicapped accessible.
Upcoming Jazz @ the Arsenal performances:
April 21: Gabrielle Goodman (rescheduled from February 9th)
May 11: Steven Kirby “Illuminations” Project featuring Vocalist Aubrey Johnson