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The Joe Alterman Trio

Jazz Inspired by Photographs in the Jazz Memoir exhibition

WEDNESDAY DEC 9 | 7 PM

FREE ZOOM WEBINAR – RSVP Here

The Breman Museum is excited to welcome the Joe Alterman Trio back to the Stage for a Hanukkah Eve musical treat!

On Wednesday December 9 at 7 PM the trio returns for a Live Zoom performance of music by jazz musicians featured in the current photography exhibition A Jazz Memoir: Photography by Herb Snitzer. Featured artists include Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone and many others.


"Joe Alterman is a young, creative, energetic pianist I really like musically and personally - he does not have a negative bone in his body and plays the you-know-what out of the piano! Although much younger than I, he is an inspiration to me! His piano playing, his will to explore and his ability to swing is a joy to behold. God bless him!" - Ramsey Lewis

"Little Joe - yeah, that's what I call him, 'cause I am big and he is tiny, but only in stature. As a man and a musician he is already a giant. His zeal for life and learning is the perfect formula for taking our music to new levels. Right now, hes young. Right now, he gets it. Little Joe, my man." - Les McCann

"Joe Alterman combines outstanding musical technique with infectious enthusiasm for his work. I've seen him fill a room with joy as his skill at the keyboard combines seamlessly with his delightful and appealing onstage personality. Young Alterman is one fine, first-class entertainer." - Dick Cavett

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