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Music in Bass Hall: Rich Greenblatt and Brass Taco

May 30, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235

beehiveJazz aficionados in the Monadnock region have a real treat in store when the Rich Greenblatt and Brass Taco brings their show to the Bass Hall. This modern jazz group mixes in swing, funk, odd-time signatures, South American, and the blues. The band showcases Greenblatt’s lyrical and rhythmically quirky compositions combined with each musician’s extraordinary improvisational gifts. Each song has a unique mood and style. Get ready for a melodic, jazz band that swings hard, grooves deep, and soars on ballads.

Rich Greenblatt is a musician who offers great breadth of performing, with his unique musical personality providing  a clarity of purpose and a beautiful sound.

The Band

  • Rich Greenblatt-vibes and compositions
  • Mark Shilansky-piano and keyboards
  • Keala Kaumeheiwa-bass
  • Steve Langone-drums
  • Special Guest: Greg Hopkins- Trumpet and Flugelhorn


“Skilled and sleek,
never slick nor slack,
Hat Trick’s fleet six
neatly lead the pack.”

Fred Bouchard,

Downbeat Magazine and ALL ABOUT JAZZ.

Boston based jazz vibraphonist and band leader of The Rich Greenblatt Vibes Group is a musician with “dazzling speed and a truly magical touch” writes John Blenn in Good Times magazine.

Rich has recorded 4 CDs as a band leader, Hat Trick, Hot and Dry, and Mooin’, and just out –  My Take. . My Take features Boston jazz greats: Greg Hopkins on trumpet and flugelhorn, Allan Chase on alto and bari sax, Kevin Harris on piano, John Lockwood on bass and Bob Tamagni on drums.

Each recording features a different band and instrumentation. Both Hat Trick and My Take showcase Rich’s original compositions. Hot & Dry, features special guests, Dennis Irwin on bass and Winard Harper on drums and Mooin’ features drummer Joe Hunt.

Rich has played in jazz and blues festivals in the U.S. and Europe and recorded with The Be-Bop Guitars, The Jazz Composers’ Alliance, Hide Tokunaga, The Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, The Paramount Brass Quintet, and the rhythm and blues group, Inspector Tuppence.

Over the years he has played with such great artists as Kurt Elling, Billy Mitchell, Kevin Hayes, Valery Ponamarev, Bill Charlap, Greg Hutchinson, Dennis Irwin, Winard Harper, Joe Hunt, Teddy Charles and Oscar Castro-Neves.

He is currently an Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music.

Special Offer: Join the Monadnock Center and get FREE admission to this concert. See ticket options below.

The Monadnock Center thanks our May underwriters, Julie and Garry Peyton, and our Music in Bass Hall sponsor, The Waterhouse, for making this program possible.

 Note: Occasionally customers have reported an issue when trying to buy tickets online: there is a request to check a box agreeing to the terms and conditions (for Paypal), but no box is available to check. This is an external issue, apparently related to browsers or other things beyond our control. If you find that you are unable to proceed with the online ticket purchase, just give us a call at 63-924-3235, and we will add your name to the reservations list. You may pay at the door with cash, check, or credit card. 


May 30, 2015
7:30 pm
$12 – $40
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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture
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