The Smithy is hosting a Summer Jazz Series on select Fridays through the summer. Musicians from The Northwest Jazz Collective will play various compilations of funk, reggae, hip hop, Latin American and hard bop.
NW Collective musicians will play various solo, duo and quintet performances, whose members include; Austin Iseu on trumpet, Anthony Pelligrini on sax, Niles Spaulding on bass, Larry Davis on drums, Joe Conticello on keyboards, and guitarist, Bentley Lewis, who heads up the crew.
The Jazz Series will take place on Fridays from 5-7pm on the following dates:
August 10 - Jazz Duo Samantha Feliciano, vocals and Bentley Lewis, guitar
August 17 - Bentley Lewis, guitar
August 24 - Bentley Lewis on guitar, Julian Weisman on bass, and Larry Davis on drums
August 31 - Bazilik Quartet featuring Edy Brisseaux on trumpet, Bentley Lewis on guitar, Niles Spaulding on bass and Ryan Hamme on drums
In case of inclement weather, performances will take place on our 2nd floor Loft Gallery.
The events are free and open to the community.