presented with The Jam Session
Every Sunday, July 1 through September 2 | 2-4 PM | FREE
Jazz on the Steps with The Jam Session returns for another summer of live music with musicians from our local and global community. The world-class performances have experience especially designed to showcase the diversity of jazz, appealing to adults and children alike. These informal concerts take place on the front steps of SAC every Sunday from 2 to 4 PM from July 1 through September 2. Note that there is no performance on Sunday, July 22, but it will take place instead on Saturday, July 21 from 11 AM to 1 PM.
7/1: Santi Debriano on Trumpet and Bill O’Connell on Piano
7/8: Yacouba Sissoko on Kora
7/15: John Ludlow on Sax and Peter Weiss on Bass
Saturday, 7/21, 11 AM-1 PM: Max Feldschuh on Vibraphone and Omar Haddad on Violin
7/29: Dan Lauter on Sax and Stan Wright on Bass
8/5: Bob Hovey Trombone and Stan Wright on Bass
8/12: Bob Hovey on Trombone and Stan Wright Guitar
8/19: Yacouba Sissoko on Kora
8/26: Bill Smith on Piano and Morris Goldberg on Sax/Penny whistle
9/2: Dan Lauter on Sax and Jeff Marshall on Percussion
This series has been made possible, in part, thanks to the generosity of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
Sponsored by Dan's Papers Michael Paraskevas has illustrated and written 24 children’s books over the years with his mother, Betty. The two created and wrote the animated television series Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon that went on to win a Gemini Award for Best Animated Series. Two more of the team’s books were also made into animated series: Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse for PBS and Kids from Room 402 for Fox Family. In addition, Mickey has worked for most major magazines including Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country, New York Magazine and Rolling Stone, to name but a few. Dan’s Papers has proudly used over 100 paintings of Michael’s covers over the past 30 years along with thousands of cartoons and comics.
After a successful debut in May, Southampton Arts Center will once again present the popular Raconteurs Storytelling Evening, this time with the theme of “Secrets”. Each participant will tell a true story about a secret of their own. These short and sweet tales are sure to make you laugh and cry. September Raconteurs include Marissa Fallon Friedes, Sima Freierman, Allan Kronzek, Greg Monske, Mickey Paraskevas, Stefanie Sacks, and Brenda Simmons. Sponsored by Patricia A. Sanders.