Jazz at the Museum

Join us for Jazz at the Museum with vocalist Ann Martindale & Richard Busch on piano, presenting jazz standards and classic American songs.

Since 2007, Ann Martindale and Richard Busch have been performing classic American songs and jazz standards at venues in Massachusetts, Florida, New York and Connecticut.

Their repertoire includes songs by such greats as Rodgers & Hart, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, Nat King Cole, Thomas “Fats” Waller and two of their particular favorites, Blossom Dearie and Dave Frishberg.

Recent bookings include the Metropolitan Room in New York City, the Nantucket Atheneum, the Centerville, Mashpee and Orleans libraries on Cape Cod, the Baker Art Museum in Naples, Florida and a number of venues in Florida and on Cape Cod.

Richard 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, Massachusetts.

Ann 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 lives in Fort Myers and on Nantucket.

Their CD, Blue Champagne, is available on www.Amazon.com and on www.cdbaby.com.  They can also be heard on their website, www.hollyroadmusic.com and contacted by emailing Ann at annmartindale@gmail.com or Richard at arbusx@comcast.net.

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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