The Wednesday jazz Series continues with organist Paul Bratcher's Trio - Paul Bratcher – organ Mark Hunsberger – drums Manny Arciniega – percussion
Paul Bratcher, a native of Harrisburg Pennsylvania began playing piano at age 11. He began his study of jazz at Bishop McDevitt High School where he played in the Jazz Band under the direction of David Knott. After high school Paul continued his education at Messiah College where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Music Education. At Messiah he had the pleasure of learning from such jazz masters as, Tim Warfield, Kirk Reese, Cyrus Chestnut and Bruce Barth. After Paul graduated from Messiah he continued his education at Michigan St. Univ. studying with renowned bassist Rodney Whitaker. After graduating with a M.M. in Jazz Studies Paul has been busy playing and teaching in the D.C. area. Currently Paul is Associate Chair of Piano at the Levine School of Music in Washington D.C. and Director of Jazz Studies at Georgetown University. Paul is formerly President of the Central PA Friends of Jazz Board. Please come by and welcome Paul back to Central PA!
First come, first served seating - no cover - free parking - great jazz!