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Expo68 Spontaneous Combustion Exhibition With International Jazz Guitarist Greg Millar
Thursday, October 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10
Expo68 Art & Design and JazzBuffalo team up to provide a unique experience:
Spontaneous Combustion: Art Meets Jazz
During the month of October, Expo68 will present an exhibition exploring art that is inspired by the spirit of jazz. Weekly live jazz performances, presented by JazzBuffalo, will take place during the Spontaneous Combustion exhibition.
Thursday, October 11: International Jazz Guitarist Greg Millar
Greg has been a mainstay guitarist on the Western New York Jazz Scene for many years and continues to record and perform presently. He has performed with a diverse group of local, national and international artists including organists Charles Earland; Jack McDuff; and Ronnie Foster; saxophonists Joe Ford; Clifford Jordan; Don Menza; David “Fathead” Newman; and Bill Easley; trumpeter Lester Bowie; trombonist Roswell Rudd; and vocalists Brook Benton and “Big” Joe Turner. Mr. Millar is also a past coordinator of interdisciplinary music and poetry programs for Just Buffalo Literary Center that featured local and nationally known poets and musicians in concert settings.
Greg has also worked as a staff tutor for Empire State College in the field of Jazz Guitar Theory and History and has written and/or performed for films, videos, theater pieces, and dance performances. Joining Greg for this special event will be Alec Dube on vibes and friends.