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July 23, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Time Details:
stage, mic, decorative screen, 30 chairs. AM
Whiton Room
66 Leavitt Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Reference Desk, 781-741-1405 x 1404
Paul Speidel
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Jazzin' the Blues with guitarist Paul Speidel

Monday, July 23, 2018

"Jazzin' the Blues" is a musical journey taking the audience back to the roots of jazz and the blues. Paul will highlight styles from each period of Jazz evolution, emphasizing the continuing presence of the blues's influence, up to modern times. Pieces by classic artists are emphasized, with brief introductions and explanations of the music between pieces.

Originally from Chicago, professional musician and educator Paul Speidel has been a working Blues and Jazz Guitarist in Boston for over twenty-five years.  He has performed at major clubs and festivals such asScullers, Ryles, Johnny D's, Acton Jazz Cafe to mention a few.  He taught Jazz and Blues in the Newton public schools for over two decades.  With ten CDs to his credit, his appearances on local broadcasts include WBZ, WBUR, WZLX.  Performance credits include: Patti Page, Howard Alden, Jay Geils, Duke Robillard, James Montgomery, David Maxwell and Shirley Lewis.