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Charles Neville to Perform Benefit for Northampton Jazz Festival

Apr 24, 2012

New Orleans Saxophone legend Charles Neville brings his big sound to The Northampton Center for the Arts on Friday April 27th from 6-9 PM for an intimate evening of Jazz, storytelling, and fine food.  This Grammy Award winning artist will take the audience on sonic journey while Spoleto will round out the evening with the type of culinary delights that have made them a Valley favorite for so many years.

While there audience members can check out the salon area whereProvisions will be featuring some of the best fine wines and specialty foods in the Valley. Tickets for the event are $25 and can be purchased at Sponsored by The 2012 Northampton Jazz Festival, Spoleto, and Abba Motors.

Charles Neville, the second oldest Neville brother, has the most diverse musical background. His experience on saxophone has included rhythm & blues, funk, jazz, be-bop, popular and even American Indian music. He cites as influences Louis Jordan, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Professor Longhair. He is also the only brother that has lived away from New Orleans for long periods of time, making places like New York, Memphis, Oregon and now Massachusetts his home.

The 2012 Northampton Jazz Festival will take place in early September 2012.

An Evening with Charles Neville  Friday, April 27, 6-9PM Northampton Center for the ArtsTickets for the event are $25 dollars and can be purchased at