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Joe Augustine Trio
Steinway artist, master pianist & composer brings hard-swingin’ trio to BLU for magical & memorable evening of premier live jazz! Featuring Dave Morgan & Jim Rupp.
Joe Augustine’s serious study of the piano began at age 15. He played professionally six nights a week while earning a degree from Youngstown State University. Classical training with Dolores Fitzer and extensive jazz and compositional training with Gene Rush coupled with study in New York with masters in the jazz field distinguishes Augustine’s work from other players.
Classically trained, Augustine has been performing and teaching jazz piano nationally and abroad for 40 plus years. He is a master at creating meticulous, distinctive arrangements so that his listeners hear the music in exciting new ways. Augustine draws on his own experience as pianist, composer and arranger to create just the right blend of melody, harmony and rhythm. Whether playing classic standards or his own compositions, his inventive musicalView more
47 E. Market Street, Akron, OH 44308