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Live Music: Jeff Lambert (Flatiron Park)

Join us tonight for live music brought to you by Jeff Lambert!

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About the band:

Guitarist and composer, Jeff Lambert, has performed extensively as a soloist and ensemble musician, having appeared in over thirty states and Canada. As a soloist, Jeff has been awarded top prizes in guitar competitions in both Minneapolis and Chicago. He has released three solo albums and enjoys working with composers to present new works. Each album showcases a new piece commissioned by Jeff, including David Crittenden’s concerto for guitar and orchestra, Haunted. As an ensemble musician, he has shared the stage with a variety of world-class artists including Zeitgeist, the Minnesota Contemporary Ensemble and members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. In addition, Jeff was a member of the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet (MGQ) for ten years. As a member of the MGQ, he appeared as a soloist with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and others. The group also appeared on National Public Radio, Minnesota Public Radio, Twin Cities Public Television, WFMT – Chicago, and Wisconsin Public Radio.

As a composer he has written for a wide variety of instrumentations ranging from full orchestra to drum set to unaccompanied clarinet. He has been commissioned to compose for Zeitgeist, the Ironwood Trio (clarinet trio) and the Saint Paul Guitar Trio, and he has received multiple commissions from MacPhail Center for Music. A full album of his works is currently in production.

Jeff holds Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees from Northwestern University. He teaches at MacPhail Center for Music in downtown Minneapolis where he enjoys working with students in a variety of styles including rock and roll where he can revisit his roots as a musician on a weekly basis.

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Date: May 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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