06. June 2019 - 18:00 till 20:00
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El Shafer Plays Miles Davis | Mallard Creek Recreation Center | Thursday, 06. June 2019

Dapper Street Presents Color of Jazz
El Shafer plays Miles Davis as apart of the series. 
El Shafer Bio: 
Eleazar “Shafe” Shafer is a fresh, fiery, charismatic musician hailing from Willingboro, NJ. Music captured his soul at the age of 6; studying classical & jazz piano under the tutilege of Linda Genteel (Liberace), Shirley Scott (Stanley Turrentine, Freddie Hubbard), & Radam Schwartz (Barry Harris, Gigi Grice). It was his studies with Radam that further advanced his mind, influencing him to pick up a second instrument, the has been performing internationally for the past 20 years, touring with Roy Ayers, Fantasia, Mike Phillips and Stevie Wonder, to name a few. Shafe is currently fronting his own project called “Machine Gun Preacher”, whose EP debuts in Winter 2019.
Miles Davis
Miles Dewey Davis III was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music.
Our Sponsor
This event is sponsored by Culture Blocks, a community partnership between ASC, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Library and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation to bring arts and cultural experience closer to where residents live. Culture Blocks is funded by Mecklenburg County.