Thu, May 05

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Merrimans' Playhouse

Don Lerman Quartet

Our Home Grown Jazz Performance Series presents the Don Lerman Quartet featuring Don Lerman on saxophone, Marian Emery on piano, Darrel Tidaback on bass, and Ron Monsma on drums.

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Don Lerman Quartet

Time & Location

May 05, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Merrimans' Playhouse, 401 E Colfax Ave, South Bend, IN 46617, USA

About the Event

TICKETS are $10 General/$5 Student.

Concerts and events made possible, in part, with support from the Wells Philanthropic Services provided by grants from the John, Anna, and Martha Jane Fields Memorial Trust Foundation and the Florence V. Carroll Charitable Trust, The Esther and George Jaruga Charitable Foundation, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County's ArtsEverywhere initiative, and the Arts Project Support Grant and Arts Recovery Grant through the Indiana Arts Commission.

Our Home Grown Jazz Performance Series presents the Don Lerman Quartet featuring Don Lerman on saxophone, Marian Emery on piano, Darrel Tidaback on bass, and Ron Monsma on drums.

Don Lerman performed for several years in big bands and smaller groups in the Washington, DC area before returning to his native South Bend. In previous concerts at Merriman's Playhouse, he and his quartet have presented tributes to Benny Carter, Duke Ellington, Vince Guaraldi, Lucky Thompson, Stan Getz, and Gerry Mulligan. Don's other musical influences include Charlie Parker, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins, and Lee Konitz.

Darrel Tidaback is a South Bend bassist with a history of directing the IUSB Jazz Ensemble and Twin Cities Jazz Orchestra. He began his college teaching career at St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas in 1990. Darrel may be heard with jazz and orchestral groups throughout the region. He has performed on more than twenty recordings including his own Time ines. Darrel holds an undergraduate degree in music from Saint Mary’s University and a Master of Music degree in string bass performance from the University of Texas, San Antonio.

Marian Emery, M.M. is a pianist and educator from Cinnaminson, NJ, who moved to South Bend in 1992. She graduated from Penn State University in music Composition, after which she performed in Philadelphia night clubs and throughout the state of Pennsylvania and at the Jersey shore. She is semi-retired after teaching piano and music theory at Indiana University South Bend, Culver Academies, and a local private school. She served on the board of Fischoff National Chamber Music Association and is currently on the arts advisory board for the Raclin School of the Arts at IUSB. Marian has performed with most of the jazz organizations in the South Bend-Elkhart area for the last 25 years, and has a daughter living in Chicago.

Ron Monsma has retired from his position as Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting at IU South Bend, but not from playing the drums. Over the years he has played locally and toured nationally, playing all styles of music from rock to blues and eventually to Jazz.

Tickets

Price

Quantity

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  • General

    $10

    $10 Advanced or Door

    $10

    0

    $0

  • Student

    $5

    $5 Student/Discount

    $5

    0

    $0

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$0

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