Free Concert in Post August 15
New Mexico duo to perform
Published Aug. 10, 2011 @ 6 a.m.
Post City Celebrations, Inc., a Garza County non-profit organization, is sponsoring a free concert Monday, August 15, 8:30 p.m. at the Garza Theatre, 226 E. Main St. in Post. The concert will feature Marilyn Priddy and Carl Bernstein who perform a mix of folk, jazz, and bluegrass music.
“The duo of Marilyn Priddy and Carl Bernstein from Las Vegas, New Mexico play a wide variety of styles that will mix and intertwine for a wonderful, relaxing evening of musical entertainment,” said Kathy Beach, representative of Post City Celebrations. “Their selections include beautiful arrangements of jazz and popular standards, bluegrass standards, blues, improvisation and a wide range of classical guitar music.”
Marilyn, who plays percussion, cello and sings, has an extensive background in jazz, blues and lyrical folk. For the past 3 years she has performed as jazz vocalist with the world-renowned alto sax player, Richie Cole and his Las Vegas “Alto Madness Orchestra.” In addition to performing, Marilyn teaches piano and vocal students.
Carl is an accomplished guitarist and in addition to solo classical guitar concert performances he has been a member of a number of classical, jazz, folk and rock ensembles. His long career as a professional musician has taken him across the United States as well as the Caribbean, Latin America and India. Carl has recorded 5 albums of both solo and ensemble performances.
“We hope to fill the theater with folks from Post and the surrounding area and are happy to present this quality entertainment for free” Beach continued. For more information, call the Post Area Chamber of Commerce, 806-495-3461.