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Jazzstock Presents The John Menegon Quartet In A Concert Celebrating 100 Years Of George Shearing

George Shearing
George Shearing

Created in 2011 by Teri Roiger, John Menegon and Dan Leader, JAZZSTOCK celebrates jazz in the Hudson Valley presenting world-renowned & up-and-coming musicians – local, national and international – to entertain, enrich, educate, and enliven audiences and musicians of all ages.

This Friday, January 11th, JAZZSTOCK presents the John Menegon Quartet in a concert celebrating 100 Years of George Shearing.

Sir George Albert Shearing was a British jazz pianist who for many years led a popular jazz group that recorded for Discovery Records, MGM Records and Capitol Records. The composer of over 300 titles, including the jazz standards "Lullaby of Birdland" and "Conception", and had multiple albums on the Billboard charts during the 1950s, 1960s, 1980s and 1990s. He passed away in 2011 and would have been 100 years old this coming August.

The JAZZSTOCK concert will take place at the Senate Garage in Kingston, New York and Teri Roiger and John Menegon join us.

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.
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