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Guitarist Michael Bassett to Perform at Hudson Valley \"Photo

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, March 25, 2004

Michael Bassett
Songwriter, singer and guitarist Michael Bassett will perform at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, in Hudson Valley Community College's Maureen Stapleton Theatre.

Bassett maps a sonic territory all his own where songs move between subtle acoustic and wild electrified sound play. He is renowned for delivering with emotional intensity and technical wizardry.

He has recorded two compacts discs. His latest recording - "Bootleg" – was released in 2002 and is a documentation of a live performance in the United Kingdom.

Admission to the performance is free. For more information, call 629-4TIX or 629-8071.

Hudson Valley Community College, located at 80 Vandenburgh Avenue in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 11,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.