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A Night of Jazz, Blues & Funk with Joe Alterman

The Arts at Oglethorpe presents a night of jazz, blues and funk with pianist Joe Alterman and featuring Jazz Orchestra Atlanta, directed by Brent Runnels.

JOA logoGeneral admission tickets are $20, available for purchase online or at the door the evening of the event. Oglethorpe students are free with a Petrel Pass at the door; faculty and staff tickets are $10 online or at the door. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit the OU Music Department.

Pre-show “fan fare” will be available through Oglethorpe Dining. Dine outdoors and enjoy a full dinner or just small nibbles. Please place your order by Monday, September 24.  A cash bar will also be available. Proper ID required.

Born and raised in Atlanta, Joe Alterman moved to New York in the fall of 2007 to study music at NYU, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music. While there, he had the opportunity to study with some of the greats, including Don Friedman, Joe Lovano and John Scofield.

Joe Alterman

Joe Alterman

He has headlined at venues around the U.S., including the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York, The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, Germantown Performing Arts Center in Memphis, Rialto Center For The Performing Arts in Atlanta, Preservation Hall in New Orleans, and Earl Klugh’s Weekend of Jazz in Kiawah Island, S.C. Alterman also has performed at many venues overseas, including the Blue Note Jazz Club in Milan. Alterman has performed with Les McCann, Houston Person, Tony Middleton and bassist James Cammack, with whom Alterman works frequently in a duo setting. In addition, he and his trio have opened at the Blue Note Jazz Club for greats, including Les McCann, Ramsey Lewis, Philip Bailey (of Earth, Wind & Fire), John Pizzarelli and Hiromi. Alterman’s most recent recording, Georgia Sunset, produced by Houston Person, garnered much critical praise and reached #6 on the JazzWeek radio charts. 

Questions? Call the Conant Box Office at 404-504-3435 or email conant@oglethorpe.edu.


Jazz Orchestra Atlanta, directed by Brent Runnels