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Gershwin & Guthrie

  • Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall 5379 New York 23 Windham, NY, 12496 United States (map)

A musical conversation between two pillars of American popular and folk song, this concert will bring together the compositions of brothers Ira and George Gershwin and Woody Guthrie in a unified presentation. While in some ways Tin Pan Alley and the folk music scene of the 1930s-40s existed in worlds apart, this concert will celebrate all three composers as having equally important and reciprocal influences on the evolution of American music.

Join Sam Reider & Future Folk Musik for an evening spanning Gershwin, Guthrie, and a mix of everything in between.

Co-presented by 23Arts Windham Summer Music & Jazz Festival. Read more HERE.

He’s got rhythm. And for someone his age, plenty of soul, too.
— San Francisco Chronicle

About Sam Reider: Reider has spent the last eight years redefining American roots music on the accordion. His original music draws inspiration from sources ranging from Woody Guthrie to George Gershwin to Ennio Morricone. Sam has been featured on Marian McPartland’s “Piano Jazz” on NPR, the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, toured in seven countries overseas, and appears regularly at Jazz at Lincoln Center and major festivals nationwide.