Due to members of Tuba Skinny testing positive for COVID,
tonight’s show is cancelled.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
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This seven-piece group is a community of adventurous and charismatic superstar musicians who are conservatory-trained but who have not lost their childlike wonder and awe for playing music. They pull people out of their solitary lives and put them in the moment with a bracing dose of joyful jazz performed with infectious theatricality. February 28th 2023 they came to Jefferson Center and put on a FREE Joyful Jazz community concert where we had over 500 attendees of all ages enjoy a fun filled night of music. In addition to the free concert, Sammy Miller and the Congregation lead TWO workshops with local students on the same day.
This Interactive morning assembly at Jefferson Center featured songs and theatrical retellings of The Great Migration. Sammy Miller and the Congregation delved into the sound of a young trumpeter Louis Armstrong moving to Chicago, the composer Duke Ellington moving to New York, as well as the concepts of improvisation, swing, and blues.
Sammy Miller and the Congregation worked with students on the basics of improvisation, expression over perfection, teamwork, and how music is a source of joy.