Jazz at the Gallery

ACSWIN, Moore Music, WUEV partnership leads to new event, Jazz at the Gallery 

Jazz at the Gallery will take place at the Bower-Suhrheinrich Foundation Gallery, 318 Main Street, on January 26, 2014 from 3-5pm. There will be a cash bar and a $5 cover at the door. The event is sponsored by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, Moore Music, and WUEV 91.5 FM and will be a tribute event for the late Chuck Eakins (1940-2013).


The event will open with the Tom Drury Quartet featuring Tom Drury (piano), Michael Rodenberg (bass), Eric Scales (saxophone), and Pat Moore (drums). The music will continue with an ‘open session’ featuring local music luminaries who performed with Eakins. Some of those attending will include John Michael O’Leary, Barbara Santora, Jane and Jeff Harmon, Brett Birkhead, Ron Pritchett, Bookie Buchenberger, and J.R. Schembre.


Chuck Eakins spent his career as a musician and teaching music to others. He enjoyed working with his hands and spending time enjoying nature. Chuck was former Director of Germania Chorus in Evansville. He was also Associate Director of Eintracht Singing Society and a member of Dayton Liederkranz. (Source:http://www.newcomerdayton.com/obituary.aspx?src=value&obitid=68170)


Any questions about Jazz in the Gallery can be directed to the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana at (812) 422-2111 or info@artswin.org.