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A lively excursion through the history of American Jazz & Blues music with commentary and performance!
Enjoy both a concert and an historical experience with Blues and Jazz guitarist Paul Speidel as he takes listeners through the music from the 20th century to the present with examples of the Blues origins in Jazz, Latin, Soul and a little Rock-n-Roll. Paul has performed at major clubs and festivals in the Greater Boston area.
About Paul: Paul Speidel has produced 9 albums and been critically received nationally, including a 3½ star review in Downbeat in 2011. He performed live on WBUR’s “Radio Boston”program last year to nearly 500,000 listeners and has appeared on countless other area radio shows. Paul has shared a stage with renowned artists such as Patti Page, Howard Alden, Jay Geils, Duke Robillard, James Montgomery and Shirley Lewis, to name just a few…
Gardening Specialist Suzanne Crooker will discuss planting herbs and veggies in containers and in the garden. She’ll talk about the various uses of herbs: which ones dry or freeze well, which have a long shelf life, and other options for storage and preparation. Participants will leave with some of her favorite recipes for using fresh herbs in the kitchen!
About the Presenter: Suzanne has been an avid gardener for many years. After retiring from her first career as a teacher, she worked for Mahoney’s in Winchester for 15 years. She became their expert on herbs and vegetables, and her presentations combine her practical experience with her love of teaching. Recently retired, she’s happily working in her own gardens and continues to share her knowledge and love of gardening with others.