The Historic-Boston Edison neighborhood presents the 11th year of music concerts in the homes of our neighborhood!
We are happy to welcome you to our community for the 2021 edition of our house concert series featuring world-class musicians across multiple genres. The concert series is presented by the Historic Boston-Edison Association and Michelle May, Music Director of the Sounds of Music House Concerts™ organization. Tickets are $25. The address for the concerts will be given following ticket purchase.
RAIN DATE IN EFFECT:
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2021 7 PM - 8 PM
Jazz Concert with the Vincent Chandler Trio.
Vincent Chandler, is a native Detroiter and protégé of one of the strongest eras of the Detroit jazz scene, having studied and/or performed with local heroes such as Donald Walden, Kenn Cox, Harold McKinney, Teddy Harris, Marcus Belgrave, Matt Michaels, Francisco Mora, Eddie Nuccilli, Wendall Harrison, Spencer Barefield, Ronald Kischuk, James Carter, Marion Hayden, Regina Carter, and Rodney Whitaker. He has also performed internationally with jazz legends such as Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Joe Henderson, Clark Terry, JALC feat. Wynton Marsalis, Oliver Lake, Bobby Watson, Geri Allen, Roy Hargrove, Ravi Coltrane, JD Allen, Marcus Strickland, Wycliff Gordon, Walter Smith III, Robert Hurst, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Russell Malone, Randy Brecker and Ambrose Akinmusire.
Vincent is a featured soloist on “Requiem,” from Roy Hargrove’s only Big Band CD called “Emergence,” James Carter’s “At the Crossroads,” and Rodney Whitaker/Carl Allen’s “Work to Do.” In 2014 he released his first CD as a bandleader, called Vincent Chandler “Embraceable,” including Robert Hurst on Bass.
Vincent earned his Bachelors of Fine Arts in Music and a Masters of Music in Improvisation from the University of Michigan. He was a Graduate Student Instructor and eventually a Lecturer of Jazz Studies at the University of Michigan and a lecturer of Jazz Studies and Jazz Trombone at Wayne State University. He was an Instructor of Jazz Trombone and Jazz Octets at Michigan State University. He was an Instructor, Director of Jazz Studies at Claflin University and an Applied Low Brass Instructor at South Carolina State University. Vincent is a 2020 recipient of the prestigious Kresge Artist Fellowship, administered by the Kresge Foundation.
Vincent has a reputation for being a uniquely expressive trombone soloist, a versatile sideman, innovative composer and arranger, a crowd-pleasing scat singer, an experienced bandleader of various group sizes and a natural teacher of beginner to advanced students.
This will be a one-hour concert event. You will be allowed to enter the backyard beginning 45 minutes before start time. In order to comply with the current health and safety guidelines, the following measures will be used for these concerts:
- There will be VERY limited tickets available.
- Tickets are only available in advance; no ticket sales "at the door".
- NO food or drink will be provided, although you can bring your own, picnic-style. You must clean up and take your trash with you (don't forget trash bags).
- NO entering the homes (not even for the bathroom, so please plan accordingly--there will be no outdoor bathroom facilities).
- PLEASE NOTE: COVID-19 guidelines have been updated for the State of Michigan and as such, masks are no longer required for outdoor activity. You may still wear your mask at your own discretion. We have limited seating; if you have your own chairs, please feel free to bring them.
- Concerts will have a rain date; there will be no "under-the-tent" seating.