8 Adams Street
Adams Academy Bldg.
Quincy, MA 02169
Continuing: Our Special Exhibit, "Quincy and the Civil War"
Stephan Crump, bass
Mary Halvorson, guitar
American Music Series
Tuesday, May 7, 7:30 PM
Adams Academy, 8 Adams Street, Quincy Center
Two of the most exciting musicians on the contemporary scene perform an evening of free jazz and free improvisation.
Grammy-nominated bassist Stephan Crump has worked across genres, from the country sound of his native Memphis to a variety of combinations with New York musicians.
Widely considered the outstanding guitarist of her generation, Mary Halvorson also crosses styles and genres, exploring connections between folk, jazz, and contemporary classical music.
Stephan and Mary have formed the duo, Secret Keeper, and are on their inaugural performance tour, to celebrate the release of their first album, Super 8. They perform a combination of composed pieces and pure improvisations. Join them for a musical adventure and exploration that extends the boundaries of form and genre.
Admission $20. Complimentary beverage.
The Quincy History Museum at Quincy Historical Society takes you through more than 400 years of some of America's richest, most influential history.Meet rebels and reformers, workers and visionaries:
John and Abigail Adams and others who helped create the United States;
Granite workers who moved 5-ton blocks and helped change the look of America;
Three centuries of shipbuilders, culminating in 30,000 men and women who built the ships that helped win World War II;
Entrepreneurs who brought Americans
Interactive audio and video.