NAJS is proud to present world renowned jazz musicians Peter Schlamb (piano) and Hermon Mehari (trumpet) in a rare concert duo.
Join us at the Roots HQ in Fayetteville for an intimate, living-room like concert fundraiser for NAJS' Jazz Education Fund, which supports all of our youth jazz programming.
Attendance is limited to 50 to allow for social distancing. Proof of Covid vaccination (photo/copy of vaccination card is sufficient) or negative Covid test results and facemasks required upon arrival.
Refreshments / libations included.
General admission (trust us... there isn't a bad seat in the house!)
Peter Schlamb is a pianist and vibraphonist based in Kansas City, MO. He maintains a busy schedule performing locally, nationally and internationally and recently released his second album "Electric Tinks". Peter spent several years in New York City where he attended and graduated from New School University. Peter is an active member of several ensembles including Logan Richardson's Blues People, Matt Villinger's All Night Trio, and the Marcus Lewis Quintet in addition to leading his own groups including the Peter Schlamb Quartet and Electric Tinks.
Hermon Mehari's style is contemporary, with brilliant technique and a strong melodic presence. A smooth, elegant and deep sound. Mehari grew up in Jefferson City, Missouri. Graduated in 2010 from UMKC - University of Missouri Kansas City - he co-founded the Diverse trio with two other Kansas City musicians. Laureate in 2015 of the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Competition, Hermon Mehari was in 2014, semi-finalist of the Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. Hermon lives in Paris where he is active in the Parisian creative music collective MIRR.
1 E Mountain St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701