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IN CONCERT - University of Scranton String Orchestra with guest soloist Eddie Barbash, saxophone

Friday, 17 April, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
University of Scranton Houlihan McLean Center (Mulberry St. at Jefferson Ave.), admission FREE

IN CONCERT: University of Scranton String Orchestra with guest soloist Eddie Barbash, saxophone

     Eddie Barbash plays American roots music on alto saxophone. He is a founding member of Jon Batiste Stay Human, the house band for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He has performed with stars in almost every genre: jazz with Wynton Marsalis, classical with Yo-Yo Ma, rock with Lenny Kravitz, country with Vince Gill, funk with Parliament. He brings his horn and sensibility to Texas and Appalachian fiddle tunes, bluegrass, old time, R&B, soul, and classic New Orleans. He debuted at Carnegie Hall with Stay Human in 2013, and his portrait graced the t-shirt for the Newport Jazz Festival two years later. He has performed at a long list of major venues and festivals worldwide, and he has taught masterclasses, clinics and residencies throughout the world. Eddie is also a member of the Kyle Athayde Dance Party. (

     The University of Scranton String Orchestra is a 30+-member ensemble comprised of members of the university community - mostly undergraduate students, joined by a few members of the faculty and staff - who play violin, viola, cello, or string bass and are brought together by a mutual love of music-making. The ensemble performs four or five times per academic year, and most of their performances are open to the public and are free of admission charge.


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Phone: 570-941-7624
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Houlihan-McLean Center, Aula

342 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510