SPIRE LOBBY JAZZ SERIES: HENRY ACKER TRIO

2022-06-01 19:30 2022-06-01 21:00 America/New_York SPIRE LOBBY JAZZ SERIES: HENRY ACKER TRIO Henry Acker is a seventeen-year-old jazz guitarist who performs in the style of Django Reinhardt. A child prodigy who began playing at age 8 and performing professionally at age 9, his talent and abilities have developed into nothing short of astonishing. Henry has already shared the stage with jazz greats Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Julian Lage, Bireli Lagrene and Vic Juris as well as Gypsy Jazz legends Samson Schmitt, Mozes Rosenberg, Adrien Moignard and Joscho Stephane. He is the winner of the 2017 Djangofest Northwest Saga Award and a four time winner of the Downbeat Magazine Student Award for jazz guitar soloist. Based In Boston, MA, he also dazzles audiences at Jazz Festivals across the United States and Europe. He performs with his father, jazz guitarist Victor Acker and his Uncle Dana Acker on the double bass. He can also be seen performing with virtuoso violinist Jason Anick's Rhythm Future Quartet. Henry’s career is in full swing and red hot. Spire Center/Greater Plymouth Performing Arts Center Spire Center for Performing Arts info@spirecenter.org
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Presented By: 
Spire Center for Performing Arts
Cost Range: 
$15.00

Henry Acker is a seventeen-year-old jazz guitarist who performs in the style of Django Reinhardt. A child prodigy who began playing at age 8 and performing professionally at age 9, his talent and abilities have developed into nothing short of astonishing. Henry has already shared the stage with jazz greats Bucky

Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Julian Lage, Bireli Lagrene and Vic Juris as well as Gypsy Jazz legends Samson Schmitt, Mozes Rosenberg, Adrien Moignard and Joscho Stephane. He is the winner of the 2017 Djangofest Northwest Saga Award and a four time winner of the Downbeat Magazine Student Award for jazz guitar soloist. Based In Boston, MA, he also dazzles audiences at Jazz Festivals across the United States and Europe. He performs with his father, jazz guitarist Victor Acker and his Uncle Dana Acker on the double bass. He can also be seen performing with virtuoso violinist Jason Anick's Rhythm Future Quartet. Henry’s career is in full swing and red hot.

Venue: 
Spire Center/Greater Plymouth Performing Arts Center
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Venue Address: 
25.5 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-4488