Around Town

A memorial for Barbara Kramer at the Ann Arbor City Club the afternoon of January 23 filled the room to capacity with well-wishers. Numerous local musicians paid their respects in a heart-felt jam session. Featured above (from left): drummer Pete Siers, Eric Nachtrab on bass, pianist Adam Mosley, Vincent York on alto sax, and guitarist Ralph Tope.

photograph by Piotr Michalowski

Pianist Ellen Rowe brought her popular "All About the Trio" series to Schoolcraft College’s Wednesday Noon Concert Series February 15. The group (with Jesse Kramer on drums and bassist Marion Hayden) paid tribute to Detroit piano giant Barry Harris.

photograph by Jeff Dunn