Go to navigation

Arts at Vassar


Acclaimed jazz guitarist Julian Lage to perform at Vassar’s Skinner Hall, September 24, 2016

Heralded by the New York Times as “one of jazz’s breezier virtuosos, possessed of an unflappable technical facility and seemingly boundless curiosity,” jazz guitarist Julian Lage will perform at Skinner Hall on Saturday, September 24, 8:00pm. This concert is free and open to the public.

Lage will perform selections from his latest album, Arclight, and will be joined by trio members Scott Colley, double bass, and Kenny Wollesen, drums. The group is currently in the midst of an international tour.

A child prodigy, Lage’s musical prowess is captured in the documentary Jules at Eight. He is highly regarded in jazz and new music circles for his own work as well as for his collaborations with such artists as Gary Burton, Nels Cline, Fred Hersch, and Jim Hall, among many others.

This concert is a Music Department Dickinson-Kayden Event.

Vassar College strives to make its events, performances, and facilities accessible to all. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Office of Campus Activities at least 48 hours in advance of an event, Mondays-Fridays, at (845) 437-5370. Without sufficient notice, appropriate space/and or assistance may not be available. For detailed information about accessibility to specific campus facilities, search for “campus accessibility information” on the Vassar homepage (http://www.vassar.edu).

Directions to the Vassar campus, located at 124 Raymond Avenue in Poughkeepsie, NY, are available at www.vassar.edu/directions.

Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

Posted by Office of Communications Friday, September 16, 2016