Marc Hoffman Quartet Returns for 7th Annual Blues & Jazz Event
(Published: September 27, 2011)
Quartet brings original jazz and standards to the City Club of Rock Hill
September 27, 2011 (Charlotte, NC) - Jazz pianist/composer/vocalist Marc Hoffman and his quartet will return to the City Club of Rock Hill this Friday, September 30, from 7 to 11 PM as part of 7th Annual Blues & Jazz Festival.
The City Club of Rock Hill is located at 140 Main Street in downtown Rock Hill, SC.
For this performance, Hoffman will be joined by Chris Garges on drums, Terry Peoples on bass and Tim Gordon on sax.
"This is a wonderful festival and we are excited to be back for 2011," Hoffman says. "It's one of the best organized events I've had the pleasure of working on."
For this performance Marc will feature several tunes from his upcoming Virillion Music releases, I Will, and Late September. Previous releases include last year's Curioso,which featured the track, "Hefti" , a tribute to one of Marc's composition teachers, Neal Hefti. Tracks can be heard on Marc Hoffman's website, www.marchoffman.com, and at CDBaby, Amazon, and iTunes.
The Rock Hill event follows recent performances at Childress Vineyards in Lexington, NC, an invitation-only concert in Charleston, SC and at the Ashe County Performing Arts Center in Jefferson, NC.
Now in its seventh year, the Blues & Jazz Festival draws thousands of people from York County and throughout the southeast, showcasing some of the best blues and jazz entertainment in the region. Presented by the Arts Council of York County, the festival runs Thursday, September 29 through Saturday, October 1. For information on all performances and to purchase tickets online, visit www.yorkcountyarts.org.
For more information on Marc Hoffman, visit www.marchoffman.com.
About Marc Hoffman:
Composer/pianist/vocalist Marc Hoffman received his degree in composition from the North Carolina School of the Arts and studied film composition at USC. He also attended The Dartington International Summer School of Music in Devon, England. His composition teachers have included John Corigliano, Leo Arnaud, Neil Hefti, and Sherwood Shafffer. A member of BMI and the American Composer's Forum, he is also founder and artistic director of the Salisbury School of Music. Marc lives in Salisbury, NC with is wife, Anne, and their daughter August. You can find him on Facebook under Marc Hoffman Music.
More Information: http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22&Itemid=48