A quick look at some of this year's Jazz & Classics highlights

Posted: Friday, May 16, 2003

• Leftover Salmon: Dubbing themselves "Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass," Leftover Salmon tours constantly and plays styles from bluegrass to country to Caribbean to Phish-like jam. The band plays at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at Centennial Hall.

• The Kinsey Report: Three sons of slide guitarist Big Daddy Kinsey, The Kinsey Report performs blues, mixing in reggae and gospel. The group plays at 8 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Marlintini's, and at 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, May 17, on catamaran cruises from the Seadrome Dock.

Jazz & Classics 2003 lineup

Friday, May 16

8 p.m. - The Kinsey Report, Marlintini's, $20 general admission, $16 for students and seniors.

Saturday, May 17

4 p.m. - Catamaran cruise with Darol Anger and Mike Marshall Duo, sold out.

7 and 10 p.m. - Catamaran cruises with The Kinsey Report, $50 general admission.

Sunday, May 18

4 p.m. - "Keyboard Conversations" with Jeffrey Siegel ("Timeless Treasures of Beethoven and Chopin"), Northern Light United Church, $20 general admission, $16 for students and seniors.

7 p.m. - "Bop, Bach & Bordeaux" with the Barney McClure Trio and the 2003 Jazz and Classics Resident Ensemble, Westmark Baranof Hotel, $30 general admission.

Monday, May 19

Noon - Brown bag concert with Andrew Kim, cello, Inessa Zaretsky, piano, State Office Building, free.

5-7 p.m. - Cabaret workshop with Barney McClure, Mountain View Senior Center, $75. Continues daily through Thursday.

7:30 p.m. - "Reeds, Rosin & the Romantics" with the 2003 Resident Ensemble, Chapel by the Lake, $20 general admission, $16 for students and seniors.

Tuesday, May 20

Noon - Brown bag concert with Inessa Zaretsky, bassoon, Igor Begelman, clarinet, State Office Building, free.

7-9 p.m. - Violin, cello, piano, clarinet, bassoon, brass and dance workshops with festival guest artists, music workshops at University of Alaska Southeast, Hendrickson Building; dance/movement workshop at Juneau-Douglas High School studio, $20 for participants, $10 for auditors.

Wednesday, May 21

Noon - Brown bag concert with Boston Brass and Christian Swenson, State Office Building, free.

7:30 p.m. - Boston Brass, JDHS auditorium, $20 general, $16 students and seniors.

9 p.m. - "Meet the Artists" with music by the Rainlight Jazz Quartet, Hangar Ballroom, free and open to the public.

Thursday, May 22

Noon - Brown bag concert with Annaliesa Place, violin, Inessa Zaretsky, piano, State Office Building, free.

7 p.m. - Human Jazz with Christian Swenson, JDHS auditorium, $15 general admission, $5 students and seniors.

7:30 p.m. - Juneau Jazz & Classics in Tenakee Springs with the 2003 Resident Ensemble, Community Hall.

9 p.m. - "Cabaret Workshop Concert," Mike's Place.

Friday, May 23

Noon - Brown bag concert with Barney McClure, jazz piano, Nugget Mall, free.

8 p.m. - Nnenna Freelon, JDHS auditorium, $20 general admission, $16 for students and seniors.

Saturday, May 24

11 a.m.-5 p.m. - Jazz & Classics on Campus, University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Library, free; 11 a.m. - Ursa Major String Ensemble with Annaliesa Place and Andrew Kim; 11:45 a.m. - Aurora Strings with Annaliesa Place and Andrew Kim; 12:30 p.m. - Dance/Movement by the Acting Students for JDHS & Students from the Juneau Community Charter School with Christian Swenson; 2 p.m. - "Jazz Chat" with Barney McClure; 2:30 p.m. - JDHS Jazz Band with Barney McClure; 3:15 p.m. - Thunder Mountain Big Band with Barney McClure; 4 p.m. - Jazz Jam.

8 p.m. - Leftover Salmon, Centennial Hall, $25 general admission, $20 students and seniors.

• For information about the artists, go to www.jazzandclassics.org/ and click on the "artists" link.

• Darol Anger & Mike Marshall Duo: Anger and Marshall began playing together in 1978 with the David Grisman Quintet. They're now known for their folk-jazz-classical hybrid of acoustic styles. Marshall plays mandolin, guitar and violin. Anger is a master violinist. The duo plays at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17, on a catamaran cruise from the Seadrome Dock.

• Jeffrey Siegel: A master pianist, Siegel presents "Timeless Treasures of Beethoven and Chopin." He speaks to the audience about each piece before he plays. Siegel has worked with Claudio Abbado and William Steinberg and has played solo with some of the world's greatest orchestras. He plays at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Northern Light United Church.

• Boston Brass: The five-piece brass band is expert at classical arrangements and jazz standards but is also known for its mix of stand-up comedy and occasional show tunes. The band plays at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium.

• Barney McClure Trio: A jazz pianist, McClure has played with Ernestine Anderson, Ike Turner and Jimmy Witherspoon. He plays a brown bag concert Friday, May 23, at Nugget Mall and will host workshops at Mountain View Senior Center.

• Juneau Jazz & Classics 2003 Resident Chamber Ensemble: This year's ensemble - Igor Begelman, clarinet, Larisa Gelman, bassoon, Andrew Kim, cello, Annaliesa Place, violin, Inessa Zaretsky, piano - will showcase the works of Weber, Glinka, Dvorak and Poulenc in "Reeds, Rosin & the Romantics," at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, at Chapel by the Lake. They will stick around all week for shows at University of Alaska Southeast and Tenakee Springs, plus a series of weekday brown bag shows at the State Office Building.

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