Sara Rifleman Trio to perform in Scarabocchio Jazz Listening Session

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STEVENS POINT — The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra and Smith Scarabocchio Art Museum will host the third and final Scarabocchio Jazz Listening Session of fall in mid December.

The Sara Rifleman Trio will perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Smith Scarabocchio Art Museum, 800 Main St., Stevens Point. The group consists of Sara Rifleman, piano, Cully Swanson, bass, and Matt Rhyner, drums.

Rifleman has been playing Wisconsin for over 20 years. Among others, Rifleman has performed with Denise Sauter, John Greiner, Timothy Buchholz, Jeff Erickson, The Wisconsin Jazz Orchestra, Evidence Jazz Trio, and of course, the Sara Rifleman Jazz Trio.

Swansen has performed for many years in the Twin Cities, producing and playing on CDs for the standout Brazilian group, Mandala, and the progressive jazz trio, Happy Apple. Since returning to central Wisconsin, he has performed with John Greiner, Janet Planet, Jeff Erickson, Denise Sauter, David Hastings, Matt Buchman and many others.

Rhyner teaches private lessons and tours the Midwest with The Sam Llanas Band. He has multiple creative outlets including a cover band, a soft rock band, and a pop punk band. He has also opened for such acts as Trombone Shorty and The Gear Daddies.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 for adults and $5 for students with an ID. Refreshments will be provided.