WAER 88.3 FM has announced that Jaron May, a junior broadcast and digital journalism major in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is the station’s incoming sports director. “We’re excited to have Jaron leading the WAER sports department in…
Community Folk Art Center Welcomes Ben Williams
Grammy Award-winning artist Ben Williams will perform on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Folk Art Center’s (CFAC) Evening of Jazz and Wine.
This New York City artist is an acclaimed bassist, music educator, and composer who has performed with the likes of Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Pat Metheny and Chaka Khan. Williams won his first Grammy Award with the Pat Metheny Unity Band for Best Jazz Instrumental Album of 2012. He recently peformed the infectious tune “Happy” with Pharrell Williams and Herbie Hancock at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood; and recently completed his film debut with Don Cheadle in the upcoming movie “Miles Ahead.”
Tickets are priced at one for $30 or two for $50, ($20 per ticket with student ID), and can be purchased in person at CFAC between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.; over the phone at 315-442-2230; or online at http://communityfolkartcenter.org.