Social Hour in the Stardust Lounge
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Join us for the kickoff event to the 13th annual Oregon Chocolate Festival, Social Hour in the Stardust Lounge at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites!
Meet the chocolatiers and enjoy live music, local wine and beer, appetizers and chocolate. Indulge in melted chocolate at our chocolate fountain.
March 3rd from 5:30pm – 7:30pm
$10 cover fee (Complimentary with reservation to the Chocolate Maker’s Dinner)
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ABOUT THE MUSICIANS
Guitarist and vocalist Paul Turnipseed developed his musical style and sensibility in his hometown of New Orleans, where he shared the stage with many of the city’s finest musicians. He studied at The University of New Orleans in the Jazz Studies Program under the tutelage of many great musicians and educators including, Steve Masakowski, Ellis Marsalis, and Harold Battiste. Paul arrived in Southern Oregon in December 2012 by way of Los Cabos, Mexico, where he had lived and performed since 2005 after leaving New Orleans as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Turnipseed can be heard performing as a solo act, with the Paul Turnipseed Trio, LOVEBITE, The Danielle Kelly Jazz and Soul Projects, The Brian Swan Band, Sage Meadows, and with various other local musicians.
Saxophonist Gordon Greenley performs with various local acts and theatre groups. As a musician with Carnival Corporation’s subsidiaries Holland America Line and Princess Cruise Line, he has had a variety of performance experience spanning the globe. He has appeared with Maceo Parker, Wayne Bergeron, Jack Johnson, Ronnie Cuber, Frank Emilio Flynn, Gary Foster, Larry Harlow, Lorna Luft, Bobby Shew and others.