Jazz guitarist John Smedley and bassist Tim Clough. Submitted photo

Local jazz guitar legend John Smedley will be joined by bassist Tim Clough in concert at The Oasis of Music from 12:30-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Trinity Church in Lewiston.

Smedley, a physics professor at Bates College, offers an intimate musical treat of jazz tunes and improvisations. He is well-versed in American jazz guitar, displaying influences from Joe Pass to Wes Montgomery to George Benson, with a vast repertoire, including the likes of John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, including many of his own pieces.

The Oasis of Music is a weekly music series of performances of roughly thirty minutes, running from September to May. Admission is free, with donations accepted. The musical genres vary greatly, in largely, but not exclusively, acoustic formats. COVID restrictions of optional mask-wearing and social distancing are observed. Trinity Church is located at 247 Bates St., Lewiston. For more information, call 207-344-3106.

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