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This Month's Featured Artist:

Theresa Iatesta Kritcher

July 3 - 30, 2014


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JULY ART EXHIBITION
July 3 - 30, 2014

Theresa Iatesta Kritcher


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Theresa Iatesta Kritcher
Original Paintings

Theresa Kritcher sells paintings from her collection working with her clients on a commission basis. Her studio is open by appointment to view her works and for consultation on commissions.
Theresa studied at the Philadelphia Museum School of Art and at the University of Miami. Prior to moving to Alexandria, Theresa lived and worked in her studio in Rockport, Mass. and in Coconut Grove, Florida where she maintained her own gallery studio. Her works are found in private and corporate collections.

Opening reception is Sunday, July 6th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

July 2014

For reservations to all shows, please call 410.626.9796.


07.01.2014 - Tuesday

UJE-Unified Jazz Ensemble
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

The Unified Jazz Ensemble is a dynamic group of masterful musicians from the USA. This ensemble has years of experience educating and entertaining diverse audiences. This is acoustic jazz, a classic American art form, done to perfection with audience interaction at its best.

$6.00 Cover Charge

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07.02.2014 - Wednesday

Starr's Jazz Jam
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

STARR’S JAZZ JAM!! Our popular jam sessions at 49 WEST café continue under the leadership of JOHN STARR, with the help of Dick Glass, Tom Korth on piano! Bill McHenry continues as our house drummer. And how is this going to work? Well, both Dick, Tom and John play bass and piano, so one of them will always be on bass and they will trade off on other instruments. Local musicians and singers will continue to sit in. It’s an ever-changing show!! Note on the calendar below that STARR’S JAZZ JAM will be the first and third Wednesday nights of each month, all year long!

$10.00 Cover Charge

Starr's Jazz Jam

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07.03.2014 - Thursday

Jeff Antoniuk & The Mars 4-Tet
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The MARS 4-tet
" . . . .they ain’t your Grandma’s jazz band."

49 West is proud to welcome back eclectic jazz super group, the MARS 4-tet. They move effortlessly from the classic jazz of Horace Silver and Herbie Hancock to the pop hits of Gino Vannelli, Peter Gabriel and Led Zeppelin. Get ready for energy, humor and groove. The band features acclaimed recording and performing artists bassist Max Murray, saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk, drummer Frank Russo and guitarist Donato Soveiro.

As a long time member of Afro Bop Alliance, bassist Max Murray shared a Latin Grammy Award and a Grammy nomination for the 2008 album Caribbean Jazz Project with Dave Samuels. The Boston bred musician is a former U.S. Naval Academy Band member.

Saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk has toured many continents since leaving Alberta, Canada and is lauded for his heightened powers on the saxophone. Jazz Times praised his “considerable chops” while MusikReviews.com described his “amazing saxophone playing.” He is a recognized master of modern jazz, hard bop and funk.

Drummer Frank Russo enjoyed a long career with the U.S. Naval Academy Band, and has since won critical praise for his work with many jazz greats. His recordings have gained recognition from Downbeat, Jazz Times and Modern Drummer. He has performed at numerous jazz festivals in North America, Asia, and Europe.

Guitarist Donato Soviero has appeared with numerous groups in the US, Europe and the Caribbean. Like his bandmates, he has performed at all the top Washington, D.C. concert venues. Tom Cole, host of WPFW’S “G Strings” said “Donato's beautiful phrasing and impressive improvising took me aback. He’s one of those real surprises.”

$10.00 Cover Charge

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07.05.2014 - Saturday

The Richter Sisters
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2 SHOWS 6-7pm $8 or 8-9pm $12

Bio: From the small town of Davidsonville MD, a duet of two sisters, Ruchi Singh Richter and Pranam Bai Richter are the two youngest of 7 children. Raised into a musical family among 5 other siblings, singing and performing was a lifestyle growing up, as they started out in their father's band 'Richterscale'. By 2009, they were writing their own original songs, and decided to pursue a musical career together. Now performing throughout the Maryland, D.C and Virginia area; releasing their first single 'Mona Lisa'; and with a catalog of dozens of cover and original songs, they're making a name for themselves known as 'The Richter Sisters"

$12.00 Cover Charge

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07.06.2014 - Sunday

Gary & Leah
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

GARY WRIGHT & LEAH WEISS play roots-Americana music. Drawing from the traditions of Appalachian old-time and country music, their repertoire is a blend of originals, reinvented traditional songs and tunes, and innovative contemporary covers. Driving fiddle lines and tight harmony singing are trademarks of their sound.

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07.06.2014 - Sunday

Jonathan Stone
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

The sultry voice of Jonathan's singing and his crafted guitar playing bring Bossa Nova at it's true essence!

No Cover Charge

Jonathan Stone

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07.07.2014 - Monday

First Monday Singer Songwriter Showcase
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

On Monday, July,8th there will be another great songwriter showcase @49 west in Annapolis! This showcase will feature songwriters Kit Whitacre and Eric Ginsberg! Both these acts are very talented so don't miss it! Skribe and I will also be playing some tunes! $8 cover goes to the musicians! Call to make reservations now... 410-626-9796

http://ericginsberg.com/

$8.00 Cover Charge

First Monday Singer Songwriter Showcase

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07.08.2014 - Tuesday

UJE-Unified Jazz Ensemble
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM

The Unified Jazz Ensemble is a dynamic group of masterful musicians from the USA. This ensemble has years of experience educating and entertaining diverse audiences. This is acoustic jazz, a classic American art form, done to perfection with audience interaction at its best.

$6.00 Cover Charge

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07.09.2014 - Wednesday

Pam & Paula
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Classical duo

No Cover Charge

Pam & Paula

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07.09.2014 - Wednesday

The Young Brothers Quartet
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Frank and Amy are out of town but we have a great group of musicians subbing in for them from Towson University! Come out and check them out!

$10.00 Cover Charge

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07.11.2014 - Friday

Kings of Crownsville
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

. . . play dynamic, accessible music to suit sophisticated tastes. We take great tunes, add a touch of New Orleans, a pinch of jazz, a hint of world-beat, and ground it all in solid alt-rock sensibility. . . . write the best new music in Annapolis and take a fresh look at songs by everyone from Johnny Mercer to David Byrne. . . . is a six-piece band making essential music with piano, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass and drums. Two, three, and four-part vocal harmony is our signature sound.

$10.00 Cover Charge

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07.12.2014 - Saturday

Intimate Jazz
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Stef Scaggiari with special guest RICK WHITEHEAD, guitar

Stef was pianist at the White House when he was in the US Marine Corps Band “The President’s Own” – Rick was over 24 years in the US Air Force Band “The Airmen of Note” and has performed all over the world. Now they will make beautiful music for us at 49 West! Classy Jazz!!

RESERVATIONS: 410-626-9796

$20.00 Cover Charge

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07.13.2014 - Sunday

Jenn, Larry & Pete
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jenn Reichwein Byrne, Larry Byrne & Pete Reichwein (aka Lumpy) bring on the great sounds of stand up bass, dobro, guitar and sultry vocals to entertain your Sunday afternoon.

No Cover Charge

Jenn, Larry & Pete

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07.13.2014 - Sunday

Jonathan Stone
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Jonathan brings bossa nova right here to Annapolis! Great Brazilian jazz!

No Cover Charge

Jonathan Stone

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07.14.2014 - Monday

2nd Monday Songwriter Showcase
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Pompeii Graffiti Acoustic = Cello+Guitar (vocal x 2). Ahren and Erin weave together a tapestry of intricate melodies that brings to life their self deprecating nerd rock.

Victoria Vox has taken the artful sound of the ukulele into eclectic new directions. Her music ranges from upbeat and clever to honest and moving, while incorporating her signature “mouth trumpet” and occasionally singing in French. Her delightful songwriting uses a unique palette of sounds and beats that delight audiences of all ages.

Angie Miller - Following in the footsteps of Americana songwriters such as Joni Mitchell and James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt, Angie mixes a smart pop style into modern folk rock tunes and introspective ballads that hook the listener into the story being told in each song.

show at 7:30 prompt. $10

$10.00 Cover Charge

2nd Monday Songwriter Showcase

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07.15.2014 - Tuesday

UJE-Unified Jazz Ensemble
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM

The Unified Jazz Ensemble is a dynamic group of masterful musicians from the USA. This ensemble has years of experience educating and entertaining diverse audiences. This is acoustic jazz, a classic American art form, done to perfection with audience interaction at its best.

$6.00 Cover Charge

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UJE-Unified Jazz Ensemble

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07.16.2014 - Wednesday

Starr's Jazz Jam
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Starr's Jazz Jam has been in existence at 49 West for over 10 years now – and was before that very popular at the King of France Tavern. The house band plays amazing jazz for the first set, led by John Starr on bass, flute and vocals too. He is joined by Larry Scott on piano, Bill McHenry on drums and Dick Glass on trumpet! The second and third sets include singers and players from the audience and we attract wonderful local singers and musicians. We have quite an array of instrumentalists who “show up” and “call tunes.” Our house band is seldom stumped! Come join the fun and bring a friend!

Reservations: call 410-626-9796

$10.00 Cover Charge

Starr's Jazz Jam

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07.17.2014 - Thursday

Fred Hughes
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Fred Hughes Trio stops by the 49 West Coffeehouse and Winebar to present the Annapolis debut of their newest recording, In The Mist. The recording contains nine of Fred’s original compositions including the premier of three compositions: In The Mist, I Don't Know and Bill Michel. Also on the recording are three tunes never before recorded by the trio: The Rainman, The Day After and The Morning Calm. These tunes have been recorded by other artists, but this is the first rendition by the composer and his trio. Song for T.H. was recorded in Seoul, Korea for a DVD released in Korea, but this is the first Compact Disc recording by the trio. Out of the Blue and Tokyo Subway were recorded for the 1996 debut recording of the Fred Hughes Trio and are re-recorded here by the current trio which includes Keith Mohler on bass and Frank Russo on drums.

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07.18.2014 - Friday

Mary Alouette & The DJams
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

2 SHOWS 7:30 & 9:30pm!

Mary Alouette has a certain je-ne-sais-quoi about her, and just might be New York City’s best-kept swag songstress secret. Alouette’s latest musical incarnation, the Lark, blends sounds of traditional gypsy jazz with electronic beats and was released in July 2013. She released her debut EP, Midas, in April 2012.
Alouette won Washington Area Music Association’s 2013 P.A.S.S. Songwriting Competition’s Grand Prize for her song Lionheart, as well as WAMA’s New Artist of the Year 2012 and Debut Recording 2012 (Midas). Her song, O, Be I Your Bluebird, placed as a finalist in the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Competition.
Her voice bears both tone and control earned through opera training and the emotional connection of a jazz and soul singer. Also a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Mary has laid the groundwork for a fresh, distinctive, and unforgettable sound.
Her songs, which she composes under the name Alarke, are full of infectious melodies and dangerous rhythms, and blend floating, jazzy vocals with poignant lyrics.
Manipulation of electronic beats, synth pads, acoustic bass lines, and glitchy textures shapes a modern orchestration under the gypsy jazz guitar’s hot rhythms and haunting acoustic licks.
Alouette has worked as an assistant audio engineer and producer at ishlab, a music studio in Brooklyn. She started the position in an effort to brave her naïveté when it came to music production and to further explore her love for electronic music. After practicing mixing and recording techniques, she was quickly offered the opportunity to work independently on projects and assist in sessions with major label artists. In 2011-2012, Alouette held an Artist-in-Residence position at Strathmore Center for the Performing Arts in Maryland, among a select handful of rising young musical artists. This provided her the opportunity to work with national and international musicians, as well as industry professionals. She concluded her residency with performances on the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage and at Strathmore Hall. Performance has always been a part of Mary’s personal expression, nurtured by her childhood in musical theatre, choral performances of Mahler and Beethoven at Carnegie Hall, and singing the National Anthem for the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals. The decision to pursue opera at McGill University in Montreal, then and in Austria and the Italian Alps, began as a motivation to build her voice. She also soon immersed herself in Montreal’s diverse, lively, electronic and world music scenes and worked with digital composers while at McGill. Mary also has taken to street art, bombing stencils as a visual representation of her music. An authentic vision has materialized and it’s made a strong impression.

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07.19.2014 - Saturday

John Jensen
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

John Jensen Plays Blues from 5-7 PM every third Saturday.

No Cover Charge

John Jensen

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07.19.2014 - Saturday

Her, Him & I
9:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Her, Him & I....acoustic Americana

$10.00 Cover Charge

Her, Him & I

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07.20.2014 - Sunday

Swing Brothers
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Duo with two members of Unified Jazz Ensemble

No Cover Charge

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07.20.2014 - Sunday

Spiral Staircase & Open Read
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Spiral Staircase Poetry Reading and Open Read 4 PM - 6 PM

THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE POETRY READING AND OPEN READ takes place on the 3rd Sunday of every month.

Come and read 3 poems or read for 5 minutes--whichever is briefer. Read your own original work or someone else's.

Our featured poet this month is Joanne Rocky Delaplaine. Rocky Delaplaine is a Maryland native. Her poems have appeared in Poet Lore; Beltway Poetry Quarterly (Winter 2014 featured poet, Walt Whitman and Anti-War issue); Cabin Fever: Poets at Joaquin Miller’s Cabin 1984-2001; Innisfree Poetry Journal; International Poetry Quarterly; The Northern Virginia Review; Radio Pacifica’s WPFW website, and elsewhere. She’s taught poetry workshops at the Great Labor Arts Exchange, and a workshop combing yoga and poetry at The Second Annual Mariposa Poetry Retreat, at Split This Rock Poetry Festival, and at Unity Woods Yoga Center, where she teaches yoga.

No Cover Charge

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07.20.2014 - Sunday

Sunday Supper & Jazz
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Ben Redwine Trio

Ben Redwine- Clarinet
Tom Mitchell- Guitar
John Previti- bass

We try to bring you “the best of the best” and this trio qualifies! Three jazz stars in one package! Hearing is believing… Come on down to 49 West and enjoy a lite Sunday supper and great jazz! RESERVATIONS: Call 410-626-9796

$20.00 Cover Charge

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07.20.2014 - Sunday

Jonathan Stone
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Jonathan brings bossa nova right here to Annapolis! Great Brazilian jazz!

No Cover Charge

Jonathan Stone

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07.21.2014 - Monday

ITZALLGOODEMUSIC
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Hosted by Eric Scott

$15.00 Cover Charge

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07.22.2014 - Tuesday

UJE-Unified Jazz Ensemble
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

The Unified Jazz Ensemble is a dynamic group of masterful musicians from the USA. This ensemble has years of experience educating and entertaining diverse audiences. This is acoustic jazz, a classic American art form, done to perfection with audience interaction at its best.

$6.00 Cover Charge

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07.23.2014 - Wednesday

Ampersand Stringband & Big Hoax
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Ampersand Stringband- An acoustic trio based out of Annapolis, has been playing bluegrass and old time standards around the Baltimore/ Annapolis area for the past 6 months. With their bouncy and energetic take on bluegrass, you'll find it hard to stay in your seat.

Band Members:
Dave Zelonka (Bass, Vocals)- Dave has been playing music and writing songs since he was 14 years old. He grew up on punk rock but started playing bluegrass when he moved into an apartment that wouldn't allow drums.

Nate Lanzino (Mandolin, Vocals)- Nate started playing guitar when he was 14. Having a very musical background, he has played in a wide variety of groups and has a serious appreciation for all styles of music. When Nate started his career in audio, he decided to take up some other instruments. Most relevant to this group, he picked up the Mandolin and started playing bluegrass.

Cory Chubb (guitar, vocals)- Cory has been playing music for about 14 years. Throughout high school and college he has been involved in several different local groups and has also performed in more professional settings. Recently he has been excited to re-explore his roots in bluegrass with a new perspective after studying music for the past few years.

BIG HOAX:

Biography:
Big Hoax is an Alternative Folk Rock duo led by Singer/songwriter Luke Alexander on Guitar/vocals and Stephen Filer on cello/bass drum. Together the two play original music spoken from the heart through grit teeth and a fiery stare. After only a year of performing live together, the duo has been featured live on NPR-affiliated radio in numerous cities, shared the stage with the likes of Cris Jacobs of The Bridge, Streets of Laredo, Mother, Megan Jean and the KFB, and Jimmy Haha of Jimmys Chicken Shack, and found a tight-knit loyal following in the Metropolitan and Eastern Shore regions.

$8.00 Cover Charge

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07.24.2014 - Thursday

Shook/ Russo 5tet
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Amy Shook - acoustic bass
Pat Shook - tenor sax
Frank Russo - drums
Tim Leahey - trumpet
Jonathan Epley - guitar

$10.00 Cover Charge

Shook/ Russo 5tet

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07.25.2014 - Friday

Folkie Fridays at 49 West
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Musical duo Teresa Whitaker and Frank Schwartz bring the legacy of Tom Wisner to 49 West Coffeehouse, Winebar and Gallery on Friday, July 25. Music starts at 8 p.m. A $15 cover will be added to your tab.

Tom Wisner’s music reverberates with the sights and sounds of the Chesapeake. Long hailed as the Bard of the Bay, Wisner began writing songs for school children in order to teach them about Bay biology. Incorporating the arts into their field trips, he thought, would engage them more deeply in their study of the world around them. Of course, children weren’t the only ones to respond to his careful rhythms and call-and-response lyrics. His song, Chesapeake Born, became the title song for a National Geographic special about the Chesapeake Bay in 1986.

Teresa Whitaker began singing with Wisner in the 1980s, her soft soprano softening the roughness of the Bard’s voice with her sonorous harmonies. They released the album “We’ve Got to Come Full Circle” in 1984. When Wisner passed away in 2010, he bequeathed his substantial body of Chesapeake songs to Teresa and her husband Frank Schwartz who continue to carry his music forward into classrooms and on stages across the region. Among other projects, they compiled a collection of Wisner’s songs into a colorful songbook: Singing the Chesapeake.

Whitaker and Schwartz weave some of their own original works into their program of Tom Wisner’s songs, presenting an evening that combines music with the art of storytelling, reflective of the natural world around us. Using drum, harp, banjo and guitar the duo’s deft instrumentation adds zest to their performance, but many would agree that it is their voices that reach out to their audience and bring them in full circle.

$15.00 Cover Charge

Folkie Fridays at 49 West

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07.26.2014 - Saturday

American Roots w/ Dean Rosenthal & his 4 Piece Racket
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

CALL FOR RESERVATIONS at 410-626-9796

two acoustic sets

This months features Dean Rosenthal's 5 Piece Racket Dean/ vocalguitarsharmonica,jimmy Jacobs/piano,Pete Kanaras/bass, Gary wright/ guitar, tom Fridrich/drums.

$12.00 Cover Charge

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American Roots w/ Dean Rosenthal & his 4 Piece Racket

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07.27.2014 - Sunday

Swing Brothers
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jazz duo with two members of the Unified Jazz Ensemble including special guests

No Cover Charge

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Swing Brothers

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07.27.2014 - Sunday

Pillowbook
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Adrian Bond and Joanne Juskus perform an acoustic set, with special guests

$6.00 Cover Charge

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Pillowbook

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07.27.2014 - Sunday

Jonathan Stone
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Jonathan brings bossa nova right here to Annapolis! Great Brazilian jazz!

No Cover Charge

Jonathan Stone

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07.28.2014 - Monday

The 9 songwriters series
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

"Founded in 2008 by singer/songwriter Justin Trawick, "The 9 Songwriter Series" is a touring live music event based in Washington, DC. The show was created with the idea of nine artists getting together and combining their talents in order to play in nicer clubs and to larger amounts of people. Each installment features nine solo singer/songwriters performing in rotation and often sitting in with each other, providing audiences with a rich, intimate, varied listening experience. Where else can you hear almost 30 songs from nine different artists for only $10? To date, over 100 different artists have participated in "The 9", at shows in DC, Arlington, Bethesda, Baltimore, Annapolis, Philadelphia, New York, Richmond, Charlottesville, Charlotte, Los Angels and San Francisco. Follow and Like "The 9" at www.facebook.com/wearethe9 and www.twitter.com/wearethe9 " or go to www.wearethe9.com.

Below is the lineup for "The 9 Songwriter Series" at 49 West on July 29th in Annapolis MD.



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07.29.2014 - Tuesday

Unified Jazz Ensemble
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

The Unified Jazz Ensemble is a dynamic group of masterful musicians from the USA. This ensemble has years of experience educating and entertaining diverse audiences. This is acoustic jazz, a classic American art form, done to perfection with audience interaction at its best.

$6.00 Cover Charge

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Unified Jazz Ensemble

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07.30.2014 - Wednesday

Susan Jones Trio
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Susan Jones is a versatile free-lance violinist, who plays styles ranging from classical to jazz, with many stops along the way, including: rock, country, klezmer and mariachi. She has brought her classical music to Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Centerand the National Gallery of Art Terrace Cafe. Her jazz venues include the One Step Down, the Corcoran Jazz Series and Blues Alley. A graduate of the University of Maryland, she has worked as a full-time musician since 1978.

$10.00 Cover Charge

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07.31.2014 - Thursday

Cafe Scientifique
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Biography: Dr. Neil Carter’s research integrates ecological and human dimensions for conservation purposes. He conducted his doctoral research in the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability at Michigan State University, evaluating the complex relationships between human activities and tiger habitat in and around Chitwan National Park in Nepal. At SESYNC, Neil is developing a spatially-explicit, agent-based model of the reciprocal interactions between people and the environment in Chitwan. The model will be used to examine future socio-economic and ecological impacts of different conservation policy scenarios with the goal of developing conservation initiatives that promote long-term co-existence between humans and tigers across the tigers’ range.

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07.31.2014 - Thursday

Alex Snydman Trio
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Alex Snydman trio:

Drums: Alex Snydman
Piano: Brian Havey
Bass: Tyler Heydolph

Alex Snydman, made a surprising yet decisive switch from guitar to drums during his Senior year at Hampshire College. Since that time in 2003, Alex has fervently sought out a veritable who’s who in modern jazz to study with. This list includes Eric Harland, Gregory Hutchinson, John Riley, Bob Gullotti, Joe La Barbera, and Damion Reid, among others. Mentor and close friend Eric Harland comments. “Alex really embodies the Spirit we call Love. He’s proven that it’s never too late to pursue your dreams…his dedication and character have always impressed me and he’s climbing the ladder fast!”
Alex has performed at major jazz clubs and festivals on the East and West Coasts with his own groups and as a sideman, sharing the stage with Charles Neville, Avery Sharpe, Miro Sprague, Tatum Greenblatt, Joe Sanders, Geoff Vidal, Doug Abrams, Chris Pattishall, and many others.
Alex’s most recent project is his newly released debut album as a band leader entitled, ‘Fortunate Action’ featuring three of his closest piano associates. Alex states, “I really wanted to capture an accurate synthesis of my time in Massachusetts that truly honored the various groups I have been a part of.“ Alex further explains, “Fortunate Action is really a term that to me symbolizes the positive exponential ripples that echo out when we listen to our Inner Voice. Sometimes this Intuition we are all imbued with is telling us to make a difficult decision, but it seems that it is always directing us towards a path of Love.” Eric Harland reflects on ‘Fortunate Action’ by saying “this album has a warmth, thoughtfulness, group vibe, and cohesion that’s refreshing…a very emotionally gratifying album and thoughtful and impressive debut.”
Snydman is currently pursuing his Masters in Jazz Performance at The California Institute of the Arts while living in Los Angeles.

Brian Havey has spent the last fifteen years honing a unique style of superimposed harmonic and melodic improvisation that has provided him the good fortune to play and perform with the likes of Charlie Haden, Darek Oles, Larry Koonse, and Joe LaBarbara to name a few.

Bassist Tyler Heydolph has been an active performer in the New England jazz scene for the past 10 years performing with a variety of artists in and around the area. He currently lives in Portland, ME where he is on the faculty of the Portland Conservatory of Music.

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