Jazz at the Philharmonic: A Re-Creation
Aug. 4, 7:00 p.m., A WQLN Sounds Around Town concert - FREE

Jazz at the Philharmonic posterAugust 4   WQLN Sounds Around Town Concert: Re-creation of "Jazz at the Philharmonic."  7:00 p.m.,

WQLN Studios, 8425 Peach St.     FREE!,

  Co-sponsored by WQLN and JazzErie, with support from Local 17, AF of M.. FREE.

This concert will be a re-creation of the legendary "Jazz at the Philharmonic" concerts produced by jazz impresario Norman Granz. featuring a stellar rhythm section and a collection of the best soloists of the day.  These occasional concerts began in 1946 and extended into the 1960's..  

Our concert, in the same free-wheeling spirit, will combine a fine local rhythm section and some of  the best soloists in the area

The concert will be outdoors.  Bring a blanket and lawn chair.  Beer and coffee will be available..

Erie Art Museum Blues & Jazz Fest, 2017
Sat. & Sun., Aug. 5 & 6, Frontier Park

Erie Art Museum 25 Blues & Jazz FestivalErie Art Museum's 25thAnnual Blues & Jazz Festival

Fri., Sat. & Sun., August 4, 5 & 6  at Frontier Park

SCHEDULE:

A new feature: Fri., 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. & Sat., 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  "Art Acts": Performances and interactive workshops with artists, performers, musicians and puppeteers beginning on Fri. at Frontier (LEAF) Elm Allee on 6th St. on Fri.   

SATURDAY, Aug. 5   Main Stage, Frontier Park

2 p.m.   Eric Brewer &  Friends -- Guitar blues+funk+jazz

4 p.m.   Rodger Montgomery Blues Band -- straight ahead blues from a veteran.

6 p.m.   Eddie Turner & Trouble -- voodoo blues, R&B, and African rhythms.

8 p.m.   Mokoomba -- high energy Afro-pop from Aumbabwe.

SUNDAY, Aug. 6   Main Stage, Frontier Park

Noon    Steve Trohoske's Art Groupies -- Contemporary jazz that bops & swings.

2 p.m.   The Breeze Band With Youthful Talent -- Young Erie musicians with classic R&B, soul and blues.

4 p.m.   Mary Alice Brown Quartet -- Erie's Queen of Jazz, who was the featured artist at EAM's first Blues & Jazz Fest 25 years ago!

6 p.m.   Russell Malone Quartet -- Legendary swinging jazz guitarist, with elements of blues.

8 p.m. Trio 3: Oliver Lake, Reggie Woprkman & Andrew Cyrille -- Veteran avant garde jazzmen with storied histories on the NYC scene and worldwide.

JAZZ IN ERIE, July, 2017

Liberty Park PavilionFrontier ArboretumEAM Highmark Mid-Day Art Break

 

 

 

 

Summer Series' and Outdoor Performances along with regular club dates add a big breath of fresh air ...

  • Mid-Day Art Break,
  • Eight Great Tuesdays,
  • LEAF Art at the Arboretum
  • and a variety of other occasions bring jazz into the great outdoors,
  • along with clubs, restaurants and many other engaging indoor venues.                  

 Check out the events we've listed and keep you eyes and ears open for additional. happenings.

                                                 


Joey Alexander and Chris Potter

Herbie Hancock's "Maiden Voyage," by the very young Joey Alexander, with his seasoned trio, and saxophone master Chris Potter.