Welcome to UUMAN's
Common Grounds Coffee House

Connecting people who love to play music
with those who love to listen!

Common Grounds Coffee House is held the 4th Saturday every month in the UUMAN Sanctuary.
Music starts at 7:30 PM. Doors open at 7:00 PM.
$5.00 suggested donation at the door. We also collect food donations for  North Fulton Community Charities.

Our Coffee House has live music, poetry and refreshments for sale, including sweet treats, fruit with cheese and crackers, sodas, tea and of course fair trade coffee. You are also welcome to bring your own refreshments. Tell a friend! Bring a friend!

UUMAN's Venue
See previous coffeehouses 
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Our Next Coffee House will be
Saturday, August 22th, 7:30 PM

Doors open at 7:00 PM

Saturday August 22th, 2015

Martin Norgaard and Curtis Jones 
Martin Norgaard is an assistant professor of music education (strings) at Georgia State University and a fabulous fiddle player. He has performed in Austin, Nashville and throughout the country with his own jazz trio, the Norgaard Jones Project, the acoustic fusion band Acoustic Room and with artists as diverse as Buddy Spicher, Terri Clark, Matt King, Matt Dowling and Rich McCready among many others. In addition, he is the author of 10 jazz string method books. See more at his website, http://www.jazzfiddlewizard.com.
Martin Norgaard and Curtis Jones
Individually they are amazing, together they are phenomenal.
Curtis Jones is an amazing guitarist, musician and composer who plays a multitude of music genres, from jazz, new acoustic, to bluegrass. Curtis has played with a multitude of bands locally and professionally including tours in Europe where he was introduced to Flamenco music. Curtis has written sound track music that has been on television shows and in Indie films. Check out his website for samples of his music and more information,   http://www.curtisjonesguitar.com/, and http://www.reverbnation.com/curtisjonesmusic
 Just Be’Cause. Here is a sampling of what some reviewers had to say:
Cyndi Craven captures the essence of love, admiring, observing, yet basking in the feeling. In the song 'Dreaming' she defines the surrealistic imagery of dreaming, and friendship. And the most important lesson of all, in her song 'Lessons', that of interdependence. Beautiful. And I am her student.” 
—Martin L. Taylor, iTunes Reviews
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  They are known individually as Jerry, Bruce and Cyndi but they are known together as:

"As a multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer, Bruce Gilbert is a seasoned professional who never met a style of music he couldn’t bring a little something extra to. His songs are filled with happily unexpected musical twists and range from poignant, elegant love (and lost love) songs to the cool sophistication of a hipster out on the town in a new pork pie hat. No matter what the style, Gilbert connects with listeners through beautiful melodies and sincere vocals that make you believe every word he sings. He’s a jazzer with the heart of a poet."
 

Erik Herndon is an educator and guitarist in Atlanta, GA. Erik is currently the Orchestra Director and Guitar Instructor at Centennial Academy, Atlanta Regional Coordinator for Little Kids Rock, and contributor to www.musicteachingguru.com. In addition, Erik is the guitarist and vocalist with the rock group the Expats. Erik’s foundational studies on guitar were with Lyster Bass, studying Classical music, and with Dave Frackenpohl, studying Jazz guitar. Erik was featured in the book American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom.

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