LATE NIGHT JAZZ THURSDAYS @ SCAMPO
Free admission and a special a la carte menu.
A restaurant within a swanky hotel will add a new menu and a side of jazz to its repertoire. Scampo at the Liberty Hotel will feature live jazz performances on Thursday nights, starting this week (April 13), with an accompanying cocktail list and a la carte food menu from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
The restaurant’s lounge area will be rearranged to include lower tables and high-top seating, black tablecloths with candles for a bit of mood lighting, and warm nuts on all the tables. The specialty cocktails will be available for $16 each, and there will be an option for shareable cocktails (prepared for two people) for $36. The food options include veal and pork meatballs, fried arancini, and bruschetta.
THURSDAY LINE UP
This New Orleans Jazz Ensemble plays traditional New Orleans brass band repertoire, in addition to some interesting covers and original music. The group, in various configurations, has appeared widely, from Venice, Italy, Roswell, NM, the Brooklyn Academy of Music in NYC, Kennedy Center in DC, and Regattabar in Boston, to 6 years of annual trips to New Orleans to march with the all-women Krewe of Muses for their Mardi Gras parade. They have 3 albums currently out that have received wide critical acclaim, and have a 4th coming soon.
Percussionist Gaulin began studying classical music when he was 12 years old. He received his B.A. in History from Loyola University in New Orleans. While in New Orleans he studied under the Louisiana Philharmonic’s premier timpanist, Jim Atwood. He studied with New Orleans drumming legends Johnny Vidacovich, Wayne Moreau, and Stanton Moore. His jazz trio plays jazz, latin jazz, funk, and the blues.
The Sam Lee Trio showcases Mr. Lee, who has quickly become one of the most demanded bassists in New England area because of his versatility on various styles of music such as Jazz, Funk, Gospel, R&B, and Rock. Also he performed with world-renown musicians such as George Garzone, John Blackwell, George Russell Jr., Steve Rochinski, Phillip Ferrell, Tim Hughes, Yoon Seung Cho…He has appeared in film music projects, Jazz Clubs, concerts, conferences, TV, and Radio shows across the country.