The City of Edmonds Arts Commission, Edmonds Library and Friends of the Edmonds Library’s free-admission music series, Music at the Library, continues in March with jazz musician Jake Bergevin on Thursday, March 15.
All are invited to join Bergevin and his jazz trio for a fun night of music and insight into life as a performing music “edu-tainer.”
Jazz vocalist and trumpeter Jake Bergevin is often heard fronting his Javatown Swing Orchestra, and is known for his commitment to swinging the Great American Songbook. For the past 17 years he has been a featured artist at the Ellensburg Jazz in the Valley Festival, and recently was guest vocalist with the Spokane Jazz Orchestra and the Tacoma Symphony. Bergevin is also is a successful music teacher, leading the Edmonds-Woodway High School jazz ensemble five times to New York as finalists in the Essentially Ellington contest.
His recent CD, “Holding Back the Dawn,” features ballads, bossas and original compositions. For information about Bergevin, go towww.jakebergevinmusic.com .
The event will be at 6:30 p.m. March 15 in the Edmonds Library Plaza Room, 650 Main St. (above the library). Admission is free