NHA presents “Jazz at the Museum” on June 20

Jazz at the Museum with Ann Martindale and Richard BuschNANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce a special “Jazz at the Museum” performance on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 6 P.M. at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street.

Vocalists Ann Martindale and Richard Busch will perform jazz standards and classic American songs, accompanied by Busch on the NHA’s beautifully restored 1925 Steinway grand piano. This concert will feature the music of George and Ira Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter, and many more.

“The NHA is delighted to welcome back Ann Martindale and Richard Busch to the Whaling Museum for the second year in a row for this special jazz concert,” says Brianne Roth, NHA Public Programs Coordinator. “Ann and Richard are talented musicians who are sure to captivate visitors of all ages.”

Richard Busch is an accomplished composer, pianist and a Juilliard graduate. He has received grants in composition from the National Endowment for the Arts and has been a noted conductor and choral director for many years in Massachusetts. He was music director of St. Paul’s Church on Nantucket for eleven years and, each summer, performs in a series of classical piano concerts on Cape Cod. He lives in Dennisport, MA.

Ann Martindale has been a frequent soloist in Massachusetts, Florida and Connecticut classical and popular music concerts, including programs for several seasons at the Newtown Meetinghouse and the Merryall Center for the Arts in Connecticut, as well as in summer concert series on Cape Cod. She resides in Fort Myers and Nantucket.

Tickets are free for NHA members and $10 per person. Advance registration is recommended at www.nha.org/tickets.

For more information, visit www.nha.org or call (508) 228-1894.

Event Information:

“Jazz at the Museum” featuring Ann Martindale and Richard Busch
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
6 P.M. (doors open at 5:30 P.M.)
FREE for NHA members
$10/general public
Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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