2008-04-24 / About Town

CCRI hosts free jazz concert in Newport

The public is invited to a night of jazz on Monday, April 28, at 8 p.m. at the Community College of Rhode Island's Newport County Campus.

Matt Leder, an adjunct music faculty member, will celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month by sharing his knowledge of the New Orleans jazz culture in his latest project, "The New Orleans Collective." The concert will include both traditional and contemporary New Orleans jazz, as performed by some of the top musicians in southern New England.

This free event will take place in the Newport campus auditorium, One John H. Chafee Blvd., Newport. For more information, call Matt Leder at lederjazz@aol.com or visit www.mattleder.com.

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