Two representatives of the Syracuse chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will speak to interested University staff members on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 1:30 p.m. The presentation is sponsored by the University’s Office of…
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.