FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Stephanie J. Coakley, Director of Education
(203) 753-0381 ext. 117
November 9, 2015
Waterbury, CT… The Mattatuck Museum is proud to host the Survivor’s Swing Band on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. The Survivor’s Swing Band is a 7-piece jazz ensemble based in Connecticut. Participants can look forward to classic melodies from an era gone-by – hot tunes and soothing ballads of the swing era – plus many of the wonderful melodies from the decades that followed.
Start the day off dancing to Dixieland era and swing music with this popular band including Jeremy Alston (drums), Jules Bashkin (alto sax), Greg Butko (reeds), Lauren Humpage (bass and vocals), Dave Mechler (cornet and trumpet), Bill Steinhauser (banjo and guitar), and Sandra Wittman (piano). Admission for B.R.A.S.S. and Museum Members is free. Adult admission is $7, Senior (65+) admission is $6. This program is generously supported in part by the CT Community Foundation. To register call (203) 753–0381 x 130 or email [email protected]. For more information about B.R.A.S.S. contact (203) 575-4219.
Located in the heart of downtown Waterbury’s architectural district, the Mattatuck Museum is a vibrant destination known locally and regionally as a community-centered institution of American art and history. The Mattatuck Museum hosts numerous changing exhibitions each year as well as a permanent collection, which features 300 years of work by American artists. Explore the region’s history through interactive displays in the history exhibit and examine the intriguing Button Gallery featuring 10,000 buttons from all over the world.
For more information on all of the museum’s programs, events, and exhibits visit the website at mattatuckmuseum.org or call (203) 753-0381. The Mattatuck Museum is operated with support from the Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development/CT Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and is a member of the Connecticut Art Trail, a group of 18 world-class museums and historic sites (arttrail.org). Located on the green in Waterbury, CT at 144 West Main Street, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Convenient, free parking is located behind the museum in the lots on Park Place.