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Jimmy Leach Jazz Combo to play 5th Blacksmith Shop Concert

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Jimmy Leach. Photo courtesy of Riverfolk Music & Arts.

Jimmy Leach. Photo courtesy of Riverfolk Music & Arts.

Riverfolk Music & Arts will be presenting Jimmy Leach Jazz Combo on Saturday, February 25,at  7:30 pm in their fifth Blacksmith Shop concert of the season.  Tickets include Food and Drink Samples and are available HERE.

Trumpeter and singer Jimmy Leach plays and sings the great jazz standards of the 20th century. With a lyrical tenor voice and flawless trumpet technique, Jimmy brings to life the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, Dorothy Fields, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Duke Ellington, Richard Rodgers, and Jerome Kern.

Jimmy’s set list includes jazz, rock, Latin, and pop composers such as Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Leon Russell, Jimmy Webb, and Andrew Lloyd Webber, and has something for everyone including songs performed in Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Hebrew, and French.

This concert is sponsored the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation.

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