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ArtSavvy- American Music Series: Documentary Screening

ArtSavvy- American Music Series: Documentary Screening

September 16, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for a special film presentation of “Searching for Sugar Man” in partnership with Indie Memphis followed by a short discussion with guest speaker, David Fleishman, a Memphis based music promoter and music industry veteran.

This program is in conjunction with our American Music Series shows.

Jazz in the Box presents Susan Marshall

September 19, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

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Soulful Tennessee-based singer/songwriter Susan Marshall began her music career as a classical singer before becoming a successful backup vocalist for the likes of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lenny Kravitz, The Afghan Whigs, North Mississippi Allstars, Cat Power, Lucinda Williams and Katharine McPhee. Raised in Memphis, Marshall spent her formative years soaking up the region's rich musical legacy, honing her own impressive pipes while listening to Otis Redding, Al Green, Mavis Staples, and Elvis Presley. Susan Marshall is among contemporary Memphis music scene's most powerful and versatile pure singer.

PB&J presents: World Rhythms with Mighty Souls Brass Band

September 27, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

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Join us as we explore music from around the world with The Mighty Souls Brass Band.  This special PBJ will highlight brass-based form of traditional Mexican music called Banda along with many other brass styles and sounds from across the globe. 

Spirit of Satch: Dr. John interprets Louis Armstrong

September 27, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Known throughout the world as the embodiment of New Orleans' musical legacy, Dr. John is a true icon in American culture. With special guest trumpeters and singers, Dr. John pays a loving tribute to New Orleans’ most famous son, the great Satchmo. From “Mack the Knife,” “When the Saints” and “Wonderful World” to his other lesser-known but seminal works, we bring Pops’ world to life with gritty, swamp-style grooves and some unexpected renditions.  Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

October 04, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Come for a night of swing, good humor, and the very best in jazz. Composed of 15 of jazz music’s finest soloists and ensemble players, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra ranks as one of the world's leading large jazz ensembles. The legendary trumpeter, composer, educator, and all-around cultural dynamo Wynton Marsalis co-founded the jazz program at Lincoln Center and serves as Music Director of the orchestra. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company presents: Richard III

Tennessee Shakespeare Company presents: Richard III

October 30, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

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Tennessee Shakespeare Company brings the most daring, haunting villain back to life for Halloween on the GPAC mainstage with an innovative staging of Richard III starring eight of the country’s most outstanding classical actors. TSC Artistic Director Dan McCleary plays the “bottled spider” as he manipulates and murders his way to the throne for a limited run October 30, 31, and November 1 at 7:00 pm.  

John Pizzarelli Quartet with Jessica Molaskey

November 02, 2014 @ 7:30 PM

Don’t miss New York’s hottest jazz guitarist, John Pizzarelli, joined by his wife, singer and Broadway actress Jessica Molaskey. The duo will treat you to a unique evening of American classics and songs from the Broadway stage. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Jake Shimabukuro

November 13, 2014 @ 7:30 PM

In his young career, ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has already redefined a heretofore under-the-radar instrument. Playing jazz, blues, funk, classical, bluegrass, folk, flamenco and rock, Jake is a virtuoso on a mission to show everyone that the ukulele is capable of much more than the traditional Hawaiian music many associate it with. From the Beatles classic “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” to Bach, Japanese koto music and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” – Jake Shimabukuro has reinvented the ukulele. 

Cirque Mechanics

November 15, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Inspired by modern circus, Cirque Mechanics finds its roots in the mechanical and its heart in the stories of American ingenuity. The shows, rooted in realism, display a raw quality that makes their message timeless and relevant. The stories are wrapped in circus acrobatics, mechanical wonders and a bit of clowning around. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Jazz in the Box presents Stephen Lee

November 21, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

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Stephen Lee is a gospel, jazz and southern blues pianist. He has worked withKirk Whalum, Esperanza Spalding, Gregory Porter and the Harlem Gospel Choir. Lee began playing the piano at age 8 and since then he has been using his abilities to delight audiences around the world performing jazz and gospel music.

GPAC

1801 Exeter Road
Germantown, TN 38138
901-751-7500