After a several month hiatus in the UK jazz guitarist Andrew Hartman returns for a live performance this Saturday at the Worthington Inn in downtown Worthington. Andrew came back a bit early in part due to tightened immigration laws in the UK for non-EU citizens, which is making it much more difficult for Americans and others to extend staying in the country. Andrew is picking up where he left off resuming teaching duties at Kenyon College as the Adjunct Instructor of Jazz Guitar. This weekend’s show will feature Andy Woodson on bass and Maxwell Button on drums, performing a variety of Blue Note era jazz standards, Brazilian choros and bossas, and a few originals, along with some American Songbook standards. Dinner guests are encouraged to make reservations and there is also seating at the bar. The trio will play from 7 – 10 pm and as always, there is no cover charge.
More about Andrew
Andrew grew up in Cincinnati, OH and became involved in music from a very young age. Moving to Columbus to attend the Ohio State University, Andrew received a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from the Ohio State University. In addition to his private studies with Tim Cummiskey and Kim Pensyl, Andrew had the opportunity for lessons with modern jazz greats Ben Monder, Kenny Werner and Rick Peckham. It was also while pursuing his degree that Hartman began to focus his attention on writing, forming the Andrew Hartman Trio as a vehicle for these original compositions. Active as a leader and as a member of other groups, Andrew Hartman has worked with some of the area’s finest musicians. His own projects have included such renowned musicians as Andy Woodson, Michael Cox, Derek DiCenzo, and Kris Keith. As a sideman Hartman has performed with such artists as guitarist Paul Brown, pianist/trumpeter Kim Pensyl, and vocalist Maggie Green. Hartman’s newest project is leading the modern jazz quintet Still Motion. The group’s debut recording “Andrew Hartman and Still Motion” was released in March of 2010 and is comprised entirely of Hartman’s original compositions.
More about Andrew: http://www.ajhmusic.com/
Andrew Hartman Trio
Saturday, October 6th, 7pm