Loft Party in Salem!
Aidan Scrimgeour, a graduate of Salem Public Schools, leads a jazz piano trio featuring Matt Estabrook on bass and Jackson Fulk-Logon on drums in a performance of Vince Guiraldi's "A Charlie Brown Christmas." The event is hosted by the Salem Education Foundation and proceeds help support the Salem schools. Come eat, drink, be merry and enjoy a night of holiday cheer and nostalgia! Ticket price includes wine and appetizers in a cool downtown loft in Salem. Come out for your pre-dinner, pre-holiday, party celebration! To pay by check, please contact SEF.
The trio performed the same program last year at Distler Hall at Tufts University as a fundraiser for Operation Warm. (Photo above from that concert.)
Aidan Scrimgeour is a Boston-based multi-instrumentalist and composer with a wide range of musical pursuits. Growing up in Salem, Aidan was inspired and supported by the school music programs, the local music scene and the Salem Jazz and Soul Festival. After spending a couple years in the Contemporary Improvisation Program at New England Conservatory studying piano performance, he graduated with a B.A. in American Studies from Tufts University. In 2014, Aidan composed the music to “Only Human,” an original musical that premiered in Ames Hall in Salem. Also in 2014, he performed at the Jazz and Soul festival as a member of the Pocket Money Orchestra and in 2016 he led a song-writing workshop as a part of the festival. He currently writes music and plays accordion for Pumpkin Bread, a five piece contemporary folk group, influenced by the Boston fiddle-music scene. Pumpkin Bread released an album of original music in May and was recently featured as a part of Brian O’Donovan’s Backroom Series. Aidan was the piano faculty at the 2017 Northeast Jazz and Recording Camp in Salem. He currently teaches piano privately and for the Soul Possibilities program in Boston.
Featuring: Aidan Scrimgeour, Piano, Matt Estabrook, Upright Bass, Jackson Fulk-Logon, Drums
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