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Local Jazz Artists Play PTAC’s Third Thursday Concert
By Tourism Industry Partner
Bartlesville, OK – Price Tower Arts Center invites the community to enjoy the sounds of the Second Street Jazz Band during its Third Thursday Concert on August 18th. The concert will get underway at 5:30 p.m.
“We are thrilled to have this group performing as a part of our Third Thursday concert series,” said Amanda Herwig, development coordinator for Price Tower Arts Center. “The Second Street Jazz Band has been performing since 2007 and many of the band members will be familiar to those in the community.”
The band plays instrumental stylings of traditional jazz standards, bebop swing, blues and Latin. The musicians include Warren Barnes on alto saxophone, Scott Ambler on drums, Richard Johnson on bass, Spencer Wilson on guitar and Mike Dodson on trumpet.
While enjoying the concert, guests may also check out Once Upon An Island: Twin Towers Rising in the Price Tower Arts Center gallery.. The exhibition features photography from Dr. Richard Quinney taken during the construction of the World Trade Center in Manhattan. The exhibition is sponsored by ConocoPhillips, Bank of Oklahoma and NewsTalk KRMG.
The concert will be held in the Taliesin Room of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed skyscraper. More information is available by calling 918.336..4949 or online at pricetower.org.
About Price Tower
The landmark destination for art, architecture and design, Price Tower Arts Center, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, provides local, regional and global audiences with the experience of great art, architecture and design in an arts complex whose centerpiece is Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper, the Price Tower.
This National Historic Landmark building, completed in 1956, contains a museum with permanent and changing exhibition galleries, original and restored historic Wright interiors (available by tour), and The Wright Place museum store. The building has also been nominated as a World Heritage Site.
Visitors may also experience Wright's masterpiece as guests of Inn at Price Tower, a high-design hotel that the Arts Center has created within Wright's skyscraper, along with the Inn's eclectic Copper Bar.
Historic tours are available with advanced reservations. Admission is $12 adults, $10 seniors (65+), $10 for children 18 and under and includes admission to the museum exhibitions (applicable sales tax not included). For more information, call 918.336.4949 or visit the web site at www.pricetower.org.
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