CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Sunday, May
BRATTLEBORO 3 Masterclasses w/Terri Lyne Carrington & Kassa Overall; Aaron Parks & Debo Ray; Matthew Stevens & Morgan Guerin : Three separate, 1/2-hour masterclasses followed by 15 min. of Q&A typed in by viewers on VJC's website/Facebook Live: 2-2:45 pm: "Rhythm, Textures and Space with Drums and Electronics": Importance of rhythmic foundation, role of drummer, genre/style overlaps, new jazz, incorporating electronics with live band: groove, space & time, mind & body; drummers as producers/writers/lyricists,/vocalists. 3-3:45: "Intention and Communication": Empathetic embodiment, drawing from personal experience; conjoining the meaning of words with melodic choices; listening and communicating in the moment; piano and voice; singing and playing the notes, conjuring and transmitting feeling. 4-4:45: "Collaboration: Becoming greater than the sum of our parts": Co-writing; hearing and being heard; forming a collective artistic identity; synthesizing multiple perspectives/ideas through a group prism; putting ego, developing trust and humility. Open to the public. Free (donations gratefully accepted). Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222. Information: www.vtjazz.org.
BRATTLEBORO Free Breakfast Sandwiches for Anyone Who Needs Food: These sausage and cheese egg sandwiches are made fresh with local eggs and sausage. Sausage donation and catering by CherryRail Farm with additional donations and support from Pete and Gerry's Eggs, Against the Grain, Brown and Roberts, Leader Home Center and Wendy's. To honor social distancing, place your order at the drive-up order area and then drive up to the pick up station. Socially-distanced walk-ups are also welcome. 9 a.m. - 12 noon, Sat. and Sun. in May and June. Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Sq. Information: Jim: CherryRailFarm@gmail.com.