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Join us for more free performances! Narda Shirley and the Nation Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 7 pm Lions’ Amphitheater in Kirkwood Park Meramec Jazz Band Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 7 pm Lions’ Amphitheater in Kirkwood Park Maple Jam Band Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 7 pm Lions’ Amphitheater in Kirkwood Park For Making Music booking inquiries, please contact Jerry Myers, kaacemail@gmail.com. Kirkwood Area Arts Council P.O. Box 220492 Kirkwood, MO 63122 T 314.965.7100 | kaacemail@gmail.com kirkwoodareaarts.org Facebook | Twitter @kirkwoodarts | Flickr

The Kirkwood Area Arts Council and the Kirkwood Parks & Recreation present the Making Music Concert Series

BRIAN VACCARO JAZZ TRIO Brian Vaccaro, guitar Marc Torlina, bass Kyle Honeycutt, drums Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 7 pm Farmers’ Market Greenway Corner of Kirkwood Road and Argonne Drive Please bring your own chairs.


Guitarist Brian Vaccaro graduated from Webster University in St. Louis in 1996 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with an emphasis in Jazz Studies. He continued his education at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville where he earned a Master’s Degree in Music in Jazz Guitar Performance in 2000. Since completing his studies, Mr. Vaccaro has been active as an educator as well as a performer. He has taught a variety of jazz and general music courses, including such Jazz History, Jazz Ensemble, Rock History, and numerous others, at Southwestern Illinois College, St. Louis Community College, and St. Charles Community College. He has also performed and recorded with many of top jazz musicians in the St. Louis area. In 2010, Mr. Vaccaro received the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty award from St. Louis Community College at Meramec. Mr. Vaccaro currently oversees the music education department at Fazio’s Frets & Friends which includes roughly thirty instructors offering individual and group lessons, a regular schedule of visiting artist workshops including artists such as Tommy Emmanuel, Larry Coryell, Tuck Andress, Johnny Hiland, Greg Koch, and Ernie Isley. In 2007, the music education department at Fazio’s unveiled their own guitar curriculum, compiled and edited by Mr. Vaccaro in collaboration with Drew Andrews of Mel Bay Publications, the publisher of this series of books.

The Kirkwood Area Arts Council, an all-volunteer run, nonprofit organization promotes appreciation of and participation in the arts and helps artists and arts organizations share their creations with the community. Please help support us with your generous tax-deductible contribution. Also check with your workplace for matching gift programs. You may send your donation to: Kirkwood Area Arts Council, P.O. Box 220492, Kirkwood, MO 63122 or hand your contribution to a Kirkwood Area Arts Council volunteer at tonight’s concert. Thank you for your support! Making Music Concert Series Sponsors Financial assistance for the Kirkwood Area Arts Council’s 2011 Making Music Concert Series has been provided by Kirkwood Parks and Recreation, Downtown Kirkwood, the Clifford Willard Gaylord Foundation; Commerce Bank; PNC Bank, the Webster-Kirkwood Times, McDonnell’s Marketplace, and AlphaGraphics. Kirkwood Area Arts Council Board Debbie Corson Dave Endres Linda Epp Mary Hanson Pat Jones Jennifer Lin Dr. Jerry Myers Nick Ohlman Phyllis Ravensberg Dr. Patty Rooney Paula Savarino


Brian Vaccaro Jazz Trio