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Music Night – An Evening of Jazz Standards with a Contemporary New Orleans Groove
July 12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Friday, July 12, 6-8pm
Fee: Free for members, $5 for non-members.
Thomas Brewer will make his appearance at The Hub on Canal, performing with the Howard Post Trio. They will perform an exciting session of jazz classics and favorites, including a selection of songs from Thomas Brewer’s new CD, Holy Moly. You’ll enjoy a contemporary New Orleans groove on top-drawer jazz standards, along with the original title track. Thomas Brewer will provide the vocals, accompanied by Howard Post on guitar, Ron Gilotti on bass, and Robert Banks on drums.
Over the last three years, Brewer has performed with the TMB Trio + in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois venues and with the Four Sidemen at Café Negril on Frenchmen St. in New Orleans, LA. Brewer is also an accomplished studio artist, with galleries in New Smyrna Beach and Urbana, Illinois. He was the Coordinator of Art Education at UCF from 1996 to December 2015 and served in similar positions at three universities before ending up in Orlando. He has a B.A. in Art Education and Ceramics from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, an M.A. in Art from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and a Ph.D. in Art Education from Florida State University. After graduating in 1973, Brewer worked as a studio potter for nine years and began teaching in 1982. He has taught K-Post Graduate art and art education for 35 years.