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Performance Dates

Upcoming Performances

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Sunday September 24, 2017 Hingham Library 66 Leavitt St Hingham, MA Show starts at 3PM
Friday July 28, 2017 Hyannis Golf Course 1800 Iyannough Rd Hyannis, MA A Night to Remember Summer Jazz Concert featuring Linda Delorey & The Jade Jazz Band.

Tickets $20, for more info call 508-790-1910
Saturday April 30, 2016 Pilgrim Church of Duxbury Duxbury, MA Guitar and Cello concert at the Pilgrim church of Duxbury 404 Washington Street on April 30th at 3:00 PM. Guitarists John Williams, Jim Skinger and John Dirac with special guest cellist Erin Eno.
Saturday April 2, 2016 Cape Cod Media Center Dennisport, MA Jo Mary Pontes and Jim Skinger will be participating and performing at the Cape Cod Media Center on Saturday April 2nd located at Shad Hole Road in Dennisport, MA. Jim’s original compositions will be featured as part of the composer’s competition.
Sunday January 11, 2015 St. Luke's Church Katonah, NY The concert will feature solos, duets, a jazz quartet, and five original compositions by Jim Skinger, who describes his music as “classical in nature with a jazz harmonic structure.” He adds: “I suppose you could say that my music has been inspired by the musicians and friends from my performing and travels. The artists and friends who have joined forces for this concert will bring a special combination of talent and we will together create a unique experience."

All musicians are donating their time and talent for the fundraiser, and will be available afterwards at the reception.
Thursday April 11, 2013 The Home of Rita and Barry Schaffer South Salem, NY Visiting New York from the Czech Republic, Vladislav Blaha presents: A Concert of Classical Guitar. Enjoy a wonderful evening of music by one of Europe's finest guitarists Hosted by Rita and Barry Schaffer.

Thursday,, Apr 11 at 7 pm
8 Boutonville Road, South Salem NY
Suggested donation $20.00

Rita Schaffer: 914 763-8149
Pat Skinger: 914 232-9200

Wine and cheese reception following the concert
Wednesday December 5, 2012 The Katonah Presbyterian Church Katonah, NY Ericka Schlenkermann and I will perform a flute and guitar program for the Women's Club at the Presbyterian Church at 8:00 PM.
Saturday November 10, 2012 The Katonah Museum Katonah, NY Our Jazz trio "JADE" will be performing at the Katonah Museum from 6 -7. The Library will host a silent art auction to benefit the Country Children's Center.
Wednesday August 8, 2012 The International Guitar Festival Brno, Czech Republic
Friday August 3, 2012 The International Festival celebrating German and Jewish Culture Trebic, Czech Republic The International Festival celebrating German and Jewish Culture in the historic town of Trebic, Czech Republic.
Thursday July 19, 2012 Lyndhurst Mansion Carriage House Tarrytown, NY Show starts at 7:00 PM. Admission is $15 per person. Click here for more info.
Saturday June 16, 2012 Congregation Adath Israel Newtown, CT Jim Skinger, guitarist from Goldens Bridge NY, is the leader of the group which also includes Keyboardist: Doug Malfer, Bassist: Claude Preece and Flutist/Saxophonist: Ericka Schlenkermann. Mr. Skinger has performed at Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall, London, and throughout Europe as well as locally. This summer he will be performing in the Czech Republic. Organizer Rita Frost ,of Newtown, is so excited to bring "Jade" to our town. "Wow the group’s finger snapping rhythms captivate you so , that your body can't stop swinging and swaying! Their Brazilian numbers are particularly compelling. The group is very accomplished and are classically trained as well." When asked about their name, Skinger explains "Jade is a precious stone and that is what I think of my musicians. To have this much talent in one ensemble is quite rare and precious." Skinger has also taught at Clark University and SUNY Purchase. Tickets can be purchased at Dunkin’ Donuts, Queen St. Newtown or by calling co-chairs: Bonnie at 203-459-0089 or Rita 203-426-8787. Please send checks payable to “Congregation Adath Israel” c/o Bonnie Goldstein, 37 Flint Ridge Road, Monroe, Ct. 06468. Or, online: . All are welcome. Click here for more info and to buy tickets.
Sunday January 29, 2012 St. James Episcopal Church North Salem, NY Winter Nights and Rainbow Days Benefit Concert. The concert will begin at 3PM. Click here for more info.
Sunday March 20, 2011 St. James Episcopal Church North Salem, NY Spring Celebration with the Jim Skinger Chamber Quartet. Click here for more info.
Wednesday December 8, 2010 Katonah Presbyterian Church Katonah, NY An evening Christmas Concert at the Katonah Presbyterian Church
Sunday December 5, 2010 South Salem Presbyterian Church South Salem, NY The Annual Lewisboro Christmas Concert at the South Salem Presbyterian Church begins at 3:00 PM
Saturday October 16, 2010 Jim Skinger Trio Performing at the Children's County Center Yorktown, NY Performance starts at 5:00 PM and goes until 7:00 PM. The trio is - Claude Preece on Bass, Doug Malfer on Keyboard, and Jim Skinger on Guitar. The Trio is noted for its outstanding musicianship and energetic performances of Jazz, Standards and Brazilian music. At 7:00, an art auction will take place to benefit the Country Children's Scholarship Fund. The auction is open to the public. The Center is located at 862 Kitchawan Rd (Rt. 234) Yorktown, NY. For further information contact Bill Danreano at 914-242-0520
Saturday September 25, 2010 Jim Skinger Trio Performing at the Katonah Street Festival Katonah, NY Performance starts at 12:30 PM. The trio is - Claude Preece on Bass, Doug Malfer on Keyboard, and Jim Skinger on Guitar
Friday April 9, 2010 Conservatorio "Pollini" Paduova, Italy Jim will be teaching a music class at the Conservatorio “Pollini”
Sunday April 4, 2010 TBA Walsrode, Germany
Sunday March 28, 2010 Rust International Guitar Festival Austria

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