Metta Quintet coming to The Centre Feb. 8

Metta Quintet, the resident ensemble of New York City-based non-profit JazzReach will perform at The Centre for Performing and Visual Arts in Newnan on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $8 for children and seniors.The Centre is located at 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road.

All of JazzReach's artistic programming is carried out exclusively by the organization's dynamic, widely lauded resident ensemble, Metta Quintet. A highly creative unit comprised of some of today's brightest emerging jazz artists, Metta Quintet is dedicated to blazing new artistic territory while maintaining a steadfast commitment to fostering new audiences and nurturing young talent.

Established in 1994, JazzReach is a nationally recognized New York City-based 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, performance, creation and teaching of jazz music.

Through the presentation of innovative, widely acclaimed live multi-media educational programs for young audiences, captivating main-stage concerts for general audiences and informative clinics and master-classes for student musicians and ensembles, JazzReach is steadfastly dedicated to fostering a greater appreciation, awareness and understanding of this rich, vital, ever-evolving American art form.

Since premiering its debut educational program in 1997, JazzReach has successfully positioned itself as one of the nation's leading arts organizations dedicated to jazz. Its programs have served over 170,000 young people nationwide in partnership with many of America's most prominent performing arts presenters and have received unanimous praise from students, teachers, parents, the media and arts professionals alike.

For ticket sales and more information on events at The Centre call 770-254-ARTS or visit http://www.thecentreonline.net