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Eric Mintel Quartet – Encore Performance – “EMQ Plays TV”

March 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$20

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Since 2011 The Buttonwood Tree (TBT) has been fortunate to host the EMQ in December for their special Charlie Brown Christmas concerts and Dave Brubeck pieces. For this encore performance, along with some Brubeck favorites, EMQ will “Play TV” for us – taking Classic TV show themes and playing them as Jazz pieces. Join us for an intimate evening with one of the most enthusiastic entertainers around!

As an added bonus, Lan Chi Restaurant, a first rate Vietnamese dining establishment just a bit down the street from TBT, is offering a 15% discount to ticket holders. Later, diners are entitled to a free beverage of their choice at The Buttonwood Tree (including beer and wine). Treat yourself to olfactory, visual and auditory delights!

The Eric Mintel Quartet has been thrilling audiences of all ages with their electrifying jazz for over 25 years including two performances at the White House by invitation of Presidents Clinton (1998) and Obama (2011), several concerts at the Kennedy Center, a special performance at the United Nations and countless accolades through the years. Featuring pianist and composer Eric Mintel, Nelson Hill sax/flute, Jack Hegyi bass and Dave Mohn drums. The EMQ is best known for their tribute to Dave Brubeck and performance of many Eric Mintel originals. The EMQ also has become a staple of the holidays with their highly successful “Charlie Brown Jazz” concerts delighting families across the country.

Eric was a featured guest on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz on NPR, The Eric Mintel Quartet has opened for Dave Brubeck at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, appeared on the QVC television network and has been featured in many jazz and newspaper publications including Down Beat, Jazz Times, Hot House Jazz and Jazziz Magazines as well as New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Savannah Times, Baltimore Sun and others.

Reservations suggested for this very talented group!

Bring your reservation receipt to Lan Chi, and receive 15% off dinner at Lan Chi Restaurant. http://lanchirestaurant.com/
Bring your dinner receipt to TBT and receive a free glass of wine, beer or other beverage.

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Details

Date:
March 11
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$20

Venue

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
605 Main Street
Middletown, 06457 United States
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Phone:
860-347-4957
Website:
http://www.buttonwood.org