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An Afternoon of Jazz

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Come to the Hershey Public Library to listen to Abe Ovadia, a “jazz virtuoso” and innovative guitarist. Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Having emerged as one of the preeminent guitarists on the New York City jazz scene, Abe holds a bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of Music and a master’s degree from New York University’s highly acclaimed jazz performance program. He is also a recipient of the Best Guitarist of 2016 Award from Hot House Jazz Magazine. Predominant voices in the industry have recognized Abe’s contribution to today’s jazz. In 2010, Jeff Levenson of Warner Bros. Records honored Abe as a “Promising Artist of the 21st Century”, which led to an international tour. Since then, Abe has developed a unique identity on the instrument and as a band leader, featuring an innovative and emotionally-charged energy that is unrelenting. Abe has performed or recorded with Benito Gonzalez, Ari Hoenig, Mark Ferber, Pat Bianchi, Brian Lynch, JD Allen, Rodney Green, and many others. Please register online, or call 717-533-6555 to speak to a staff member at the Public Services desk to register for this Friends Adult Program, one month in advance of the program.