ORMACO continues Jazz under the Stars tonight with The Chris Anderson Quartet as this talented ensemble brings you jazz classics and original tunes. Some of the highlights tonight include favorites from The American Songbook, and tunes by Duke Ellington, Rodgers and Hart, and Cole Porter.
Chris Anderson has played trombone with fine musicians in idioms spanning classical, Latin, jazz and gospel. In addition to writing and performing many different styles of music, Chris has won various local and national competitions and has performed with groups including the Canton Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra and the Jazz Heritage Orchestra. Chris currently works with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District through the All-City Arts Program. In addition, he is an instructor at The Music Settlement and Cuyahoga Community College. Among recordings Chris has contributed to Dave Morgan’s The Way of the Sly Man.
Tonight's concert is brought to you, in part, with generous underwriting from the The Wolff Family Charitable Trust, The Medina County Community Fund, Nancy Sprowls, the McJak Candy Company, Marie Mirro Edmonds Co., LPA, Mike and Debbie Petcher, Don and Jane Moos, Waite & Son Funeral Homes and Akron General Hospital/Lodi Community Hospital, Jeff and Connie Romig, Sconefully Delicious and Ritzman Pharmacy.