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Event details:

P.S. 46 Fall 2012
Thu., November 15, 2012 – 1:30 PM
P.S. 46 The Arthur Tappan School
2987 Fredrick Douglas Boulevard, New York, NY 10039
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Lineup: Dan Rosengard, Doug Wamble, Doug Wieselman, Matt Haviland, Michela Marino Lerman, Steven Bernstein,  

Performer Details:

Dan Rosengard — Piano

Dan Rosengard

A native of Boston, Dan studied piano privately and at the New England Conservatory of Music.  He later attended Columbia University, and graduated from the Berklee College of Music with a degree in Piano Performance.  As a pianist/keyboardist, Dan has appeared with artists as diverse as Billy Joel, Deborah Gibson, Anthony Newley, choreographer Jennifer Muller, The Manhattan Rhythm Kings, Vince Giordano's Nighthawks, and Tavares.  Dan has also acted as musical director for an impressive list of theater and television including “Saturday Night Live.”

Doug Wamble — Banjo

Doug Wamble

Doug Wamble grew up in a musical household in Memphis Tennessee.  After completing two music degrees, Doug decided to head to New York to seek a career as a guitarist and composer.  Appearing on bandstands and recordings with such jazz greats as Wynton Marsalis, Cassandra Wilson and Branford Marsalis,  and pop artists such as Norah Jones, Madeleine Peyroux and Courtney Love, Doug has played with a 'who's who' of musicians crossing many styles of music.

Doug Wieselman — Clarinet

Doug Wieselman

Doug Wieselman has worked as composer, arranger and musician with a variety of artists in different fields – in theater - with director Robert Woodruff and the Flying Karamazov Brothers, in dance with Jerome Robbins and Paul Taylor, and as musician with Victoria Williams, Tricky, Anthony Coleman, Laurie Anderson, and more.  He is currently composing music for the animated Nickelodian show "The Backyardigans.”

Matt Haviland — Trombone

Matt Haviland

Since arriving in New York in 1983, trombonist Matt Haviland has been in demand as a performer and featured soloist with some of the top groups in jazz, including the Illinois Jacquet Big Band, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Maria Schneider, Mingus Big Band, Slide Hampton's World of Trombones, Steven Bernstein's MTO, and David Berger Jazz Orchestra.  Other credits include a broad range of freelance work: Deodato, Blood Sweat & Tears, Manny Oquendo & Libre, and Broadway (Swing, Drowsy Chaperone, Color Purple, Chorus Line, Chicago).

Michela Marino Lerman — Tap Dancer

Michela Marino Lerman

Michela Marino Lerman is a tap dancer and New York City native.  She has been tap dancing since the age of 5, and made her first appearance on Sesame Street at this time.  Since then she has found herself teaching and performing across the globe.  In 2002, Michela was showcased on the cover of Dance Teacher Magazine with Gregory Hines, in 2005 was named as one of the 20 hottest tap dancers under 20, in 2008 Dance Magazine named her as the only female tap dancer in it’s “25 to Watch in 2008”and in 2012 was featured in the NY Times.  Michela is the only lifetime honorary female member of the legendary tap dance group The Copasetics.  She runs the only weekly tap jam in NYC at the great Smalls Jazz Club and monthly sessions at Fat Cat.  She has performed and/or collaborated with with such musical greats as Benny Golson, Nicholas Payton, Roy Hargrove, Marcus Strickland, Ravi Coltrane, Rasheed Ali, Frank Lacy, Joe Sanders, Ben Williams, Reggie Workman, Jennifer Holliday, and Theo Hill to name a few. Michela is eternally grateful for the mentoring and guidance given to her by Dr. James “Buster” Brown, Gregory Hines, Leroy Myers, and Marion Coles. She has taught in numerous schools, studios, programs, and festivals throughout the world. As a performer, teacher, director, and choreographer Michela is dedicated to spreading the art of tap around the world.

Steven Bernstein — Cornet

Steven Bernstein

Steven Bernstein is a trumpeter/slide trumpeter, bandleader, arranger, and composer who lives outside of musical convention.  He has toured the world, winning numerous awards, and has had music featured on MTV, Saturday Night Live, in films, and NPR.  Bernstein is a top call musician for creative music and has played with such artists as Don Byron, Medeski Martin & Wood, Courtney Love, and many more.