This weekend in the city, Mohawk College and the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra (HPO) celebrate a jazz legend as they present Ray Charles: A Tribute at Hamilton Place on Saturday, October 18th at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.). The program features favourite songs from Charles’ repertoire and original arrangements from artistic director Matt Catingub starring singer Joni NehRita and Grammy-nominated drummer Steve Moretti. This program is packed with classic Ray Charles songs like Hallelujah, I Love Her So, Georgia On My Mind and Hit the Road Jack. Mohawk guests are also invited to a Motown themed after party at Hamilton Place. Tickets are free but limited. Students can call the box office at (905) 526-7756 to reserve their seats!
Mohawk College Library has resources for jazz musicians and for those of you that just appreciate the music. The Music subject guide is a great place to start; it contains books, e-books, music scores, jazz CDs, and so much more! Discover something new about jazz music or your favourite jazz musician with resources from the our collection.