TONIGHT: The Jōst Project Marries Classic Rock with Jazz in a Free Concert
Four talented local musicians perform at 7:30 p.m. at Newtown, preceded by a free master class.
The Jōst Project brings a unique marriage of classic rock and jazz to Bucks County Community College Thursday, November 7. The free concert, sponsored by the college’s Cultural Affairs Committee, will be preceded by a free master class open to the public.
Devoted to interpreting rock-related standards in a contemporary jazz format, The Jōst Project creates an exciting new connection between jazz and the music of the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Donovan, Simon and Garfunkel, the Beach Boys, and others.
The group is comprised of vibraphonist Tony Miceli (left), vocalist/harmonicist Paul Jōst (center), acoustic bassist Kevin MacConnell (right), and drummer Charlie Patierno (not pictured).
The group has recently released a new CD, “Can’t Find My Way Home,” on Dot Time Records. The CD has been receiving regular airplay on more than 60 jazz and college radio stations across the country.
“The Jōst Project is without a doubt one of the most creative bands I have heard for years,” wrote Johan van Deeg of Jazz in Europe. Paul Jōst was described as “a stand out! I was captivated by his charisma and unique vocal style,” said Steve Jankowski, music director for Blood, Sweat and Tears.
The master class takes place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The concert gets underway at 7:30 p.m. Both events take place in the Presser Music Room in the Music and Multimedia Center on the campus at 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown, Pa., where there is ample free parking.
For more information, contact BCCC Music Professor Jeff Baumeister at 215-968-8135.