Musical Interludes - Gypsy Jazz
February 20, 2018
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Jeff Leigh (violin) is both a classical and crossover violinist. He's been a fellow at both Tanglewood and the Aspen Music Festival, and he's played with the Naples Philharmonic for the past 10 years. He also composes and improvises, having recently done a lot with gypsy jazz, music and visual artists (photographers and painters). Jeff earned a PhD in composition from the City Univ of NY, was an Assistant Professor of composition at Wheaton College, and now teaches at the Village School in Naples.
Richard Battaglia (guitar) has been playing guitar for nearly 50 years. His playing styles include Gypsy Jazz, blues, traditional jazz, and Brazilian music. In Naples he's performed in duos, ensembles, and as a solo artist.