The dairy barn at Grist Mill Park glows in the early evening sun as the residents gather at the park for the evening musical concert.
Photo by Louise Krafft.
The Annandale Brass took the stage at Grist Mill Park to perform “A Slice of Americana” on Friday evening, July 11. The Annandale Brass is comprised of NOVA-Annandale Symphony Orchestra members and additional musicians supported by the Reunion Music Society.
Reunion Music Society’s next concert, "Jazz with Strings: A Tribute to the Recordings of the Great Charlie Parker,” will be on Sunday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard J. Ernst Cultural Center, Annandale Campus, Northern Virginia Community College, 8133, Little River Turnpike, Annandale. All tickets available at the door.
"The orchestra will perform a tribute to alto saxophonist Charlie Parker and the landmark recordings he made with Mercury records in 1949 and 1950 accompanied by a string orchestra. Members of the orchestra will be joined by Herb Smith, alto saxophonist and NOVA-Annandale professor of jazz studies, and the Chris Johnston Trio. The program will highlight the original arrangements of the recordings including such standards as “Just Friends,” “Summertime,” “Laura,” and “I’m in the Mood for Love.”