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Brass trio to perform at Westborough library

Westborough large web iconWestborough – The Westborough Public Library will present a concert by the trio Solstice Sackbuts Wednesday, July 17, at 7 p.m. as part of the Groundbreaking Reads adult summer reading program. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Westborough Public Library.

Solstice Sackbuts, a brass chamber trio, will be performing a program entitled, “The Modern Sackbut,” which features contemporary music and highlights the works of living composers. The trio members are: Leslie Havens, who plays bass and alto trombones, is a member of many groups, including the Diva Jazz Orchestra and Quintessential Brass, and has performed with Aretha Franklin, Paul Anka, and the Artie Shaw Orchestra; Alan Johnson, who plays soprano and tenor trombones, studied trombone performance at the University of Michigan, and has performed with Quintessential Brass and Symphony Pro Musica; and David Lindsey, who plays tenor and alto trombones, has toured with Buddy Rich, and is a member of Quintessential Brass and several other bands.

CDs will be available for purchase. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 508-366-3050.

 

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