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Jazz in June: MoJO in the Amphitheatre June 16 at 2:00 pm


June 14-16, 2019: Three days of great music, food and shopping in lovely Camden, Maine.
Musical venues to include the Camden Opera House and Blue Cafe, the Camden Snow Bowl, restaurants and inns, jazz in the streets, on the Public Landing, and jazz on schooners!
Musical talent will include The Kenny Barron Trio, Greg Abate Quartet, Wayne Delano Quartet, The Whitehead/Dean Group, The Right Track, Hyperphonics, Peter Dembski, Katie Matzell, Paul Asbell, and The Extension Chords. More to be announced as date gets closer!

Come enjoy Big Band Jazz in one of the most beautiful spots in the world – the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre! Bring a chair or blanket, a picnic supper, and your dancing (or tapping) feet. Free and open to the public. The mission of MoJO is to be a premier community jazz orchestra in the midcoast area which performs a variety of musical styles – traditional big band, Latin, funk, blues. Vocal numbers are also included. MoJO performs a number of professional engagements every year which includes assisting nonprofit organizations by providing free performances. In addition, we strive to provide educational and experiential opportunity for music students to improve their skills. Members are committed to rehearsing every Monday night.

“MoJO – bringing extraordinary modern and traditional big-band music to life”

“MoJO” is an extraordinary 18-piece Midcoast Maine based big band. We play modern to traditional jazz, including Latin, swing, blues, and funk.

Band Members:

Craig Ouellette – Musical Director, Trumpet

Tyler Lee, Doug Kennedy – Percussion, Tom Luther, Ian McKenzie – Keyboards, Chris Sewall – Bass, Guitar

Glen Angel – Alto Sax, Phil Pelletier- Alto Sax, Ray Faria – Tenor Sax, Scott Kessel – Tenor Sax, Jen Feldman – Tenor Sax, Marcus Hutchins – bari/flute, Jake Faria – Bari Sax,

Peter Stuart – Trumpet, Lou Pelletier – Trumpet, Vocals, Dave Wakely – Trumpet, Mark Lewis – Trumpet, Vocals

John Gass – Trombone, Patrick Munson – Trombone, Silvia Sayers – Trombone, Silas Faria – Trombone
MoJO will perform in the Library Amphitheatre on Monday, June 25, and Monday, July 9.

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