February 1, 2018
DOYLESTOWN, PA – Now in its 22nd year, the ever-popular Jazz Night concert series at the Michener Art Museum continues with a live performance from Philadelphia-based saxophonist Jack Saint Clair on February 24 at 8 pm. Tickets and information about this series, which regularly hosts the region’s most talented jazz musicians, can be found at MichenerArtMuseum.org.
A young musician who jumpstarted his career in his early teens, Saint Clair can now be seen playing at Temple University and at clubs throughout Philadelphia. He is the leader, conductor, and sole writer for the Jack Saint Clair Orchestra, a 17-piece big band. His arrangements have been adopted by the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Temple University Jazz Orchestra, and the Dutch Concert Big Band. In addition to writing and performing with his own orchestra, Saint Clair regularly performs alongside vocalist Chelsea Reed and as part of the Fair Weather Nine and the Epoche Saxophone Quartet.
The Jazz Night series continues with a performance from bassist Matthew Parrish on May 5 at 8 pm. For more information about this and other programs, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org.
About the James A. Michener Art Museum
The James A. Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits American art, and promotes the work of nationally and internationally known Delaware Valley artists of all eras and creative disciplines. The museum presents exhibitions that explore a variety of artistic expressions and offers diverse educational programs that develop a lifelong involvement in the arts. Throughout the year, the Michener Art Museum hosts a wide range of programs open to the public, including lectures, artists conversations, gallery talks, artist studio tours, dance performances, music performances, family-themed activities, and other events. The museum also offers a diverse selection of art classes for children and adults, which include instruction in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking as well as programs for the public, schools, and teachers designed to support arts education. The James A. Michener Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
The Michener Art Museum is located at 138 South Pine St., Doylestown, PA. The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday noon – 5:00 pm. For more information, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org or call 215.340.9800.