Washtenaw local favorite jazz guitarist Jake Reichbart will be at Monument Park this evening performing the same music that put him on the map during WEMU-FM’s Emily Remler scholarship competition in 1991.
Since winning that and other accolades, Reichbart has played his music for two US presidents and at three Michigan Governor’s Inaugural Balls. He is a regular performer at The Earle in Ann Arbor. Reichbart says that he likes small performances and enjoys long-term relationships with dedicated fans who share his passion for music.
With more than 4,600 gigs under his belt, visitors to Monument Park this evening are in for a treat. Those who may not be familiar with Reichbart, but are familiar with names like Joe Pass, Tuck Andress and Tommy Emmanuel should take confidence from the knowledge that those performers are his main influences.
Watch the below video of Celebrate Michigan interviewing Reichbart at Madonna University.
For more information and media on Jake, click here to bring up his website.
The Summer Concert Series is hosted by the Dexter Area Chamber of Commerce. It occurs from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Monument Park gazebo located at the corner of Main and Central Street in downtown Dexter.
This event is free to attend. For more information call 1-734-426-0887.
June 19: Jake Reichbart Trio. Jazz Ensemble led by veteran local guitarist Reichbart.
June 26: Billy Mack & The Juke Joint Johnnies. Local roots-rock quartet, led by former Starlight Drifters singer-guitarist Mack, whose repertoire includes originals and rockabiliy, early rock ‘n’ roll, western swing, and hillbilly pop covers.
July 3: Randy Brock Group. Detroit blues trio.
July 10: Flying Latini Brothers. Reunion of this veteran local band fronted by singer-songwriter John Latini that plays country-flavored rock, along with some Tom Waits songs and other offbeat covers.
July 17: Salmagundi. Memphis-style rock ‘n’ roll.
July 24: Sexy Monster. Veteran Detroit funk-rock fusion dance quintet fronted by vocalist Debbie Porchiran.
July 31: The Invasion. British Invasion cover quartet from Redford.
Aug. 7: Men in Black. Local classic rock band.
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