Coltrane Day 2015 Events

Times and location subject to change.  Please check website for weather-related info.

Food & drink (no alcohol) permitted.

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12:30    BANGALORE BREAKDOWN WITH PREMIK RUSSELL TUBBS & ULI GEISSENDOERFER Welcome to Bangalore Breakdown – World music Jazz with Indian and African influences (read more)

3:00    THE MALA WALDRON QUARTET  We are delighted to bring Mala Waldron and her tremendously talented quartet to the Chapin Stage! (read more)


Nothing binds a community together and is more rewarding than a jam. Whether novice or expert, if you can play an instrument, come join in the fun. Get to play with professional musicians and experience the pure joy of playing together in a supportive environment.

11:00 -11:45   DRUM/PERCUSSION JAM Master percussionist Napoleon Revels-Bey leads this drum circle jam which is open to all levels of drummers (read more)

1:15-2:00  BLUES JAM  Led by Huntington bluesman extraordinaire Willie Steel and his band.  Nobody rocks Huntington like Willie and the blues is where it all comes from. (read more)

3:45-5:00 JAZZ & FUNK JAM  Led by Premik Russell Tubbs, Uli Geissendoerfer , Steve Salerno, John Scarpulla and several of the day’s other master musicians, this jam should close the day in grand style. (until closing –  read more)


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Improvising on an instrument is one of the most enjoyable elements of music. These introductory music improvisation classes are for musicians and non-musicians alike…  Bring your instruments (read more) —

11:00-11:45 MUSIC IMPROVISATION 2: Ages 9-14 (more….)

12:00-12:45 MUSIC IMPROVISATION 1: Ages 5-8 (more….)

2:45-3:30 MUSIC IMROVISATION 3: Ages 15-Adult (more….)


Rhythm is the most basic element of music.  This workshop is a fun and creative approach to music using our voice, hands and body percussion to make rhythm and (read more)

1:15-1:55 PERCUSSION 1: Ages 8-12 (more….)

2:00-2:45 PERCUSSION 2: Ages 13-Adult (more….)


2:15-3:00 FUNK: Ages 13-Adult

Nothing moves people like Funk or is more fun to play. Led by Funk Filharmonik members… Funk has its roots in Rhythm and Blues, Blues and Jazz and evolved with a rhythm and groove all its own. (read more)

1:00-1:45 RAP/HIP-HOP & BEATS: Ages 15-Adult

Hip-hop music, which began in the Bronx and spread across Long Island continues to explode in popularity. (read more)

11:30-12:30 ELECTRONIC Music: Ages 15-Adult

Electronic music is the current rage, and the music of a generation. The Electronic Music workshop, led by Huntington’s own composer/producer and saxman Mikah Feldman-Stein (read more)

11:30-12:30 SONGWRITING WORKSHOP: Ages 13+

Award winning songwriter Patricia Shih, Toby Tobias, Eric Eaton, Martin Stone and talented up-and-comer Kirsten Maxwell lead this workshop (read more)

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