Jazz News & Notices

3122 W. Lake Rd., 6-9 p.m. Fri.&Sat. Evenings

Anchor In (at rear of Oasis)

.The Anchor In, 3120 W. Lake Rd.,maintains its presentation of live music for 2015.  Friday evenings feature jazz from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., with guitarist Frank Singer serving as the house band, paired with a variety of high-profile guests.  Saturday evenings feature area pop and blues stars, also from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Great food.  Great service.  Ingredients for a great evening.

Drinks and dinner service, NO COVER.  Free parking behind to club.  No smoking.  Call 814/833-1212 for reservations


Stan BialomizyFri., April 24   Frank Singer duo with Stan Bialomizy

Stanley F. Bialomizy, a native of Erie, PA, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the Pennsylvania State University, and a Master's Degree from Teacher's College, Columbia University. He has been a board member of New York State School Music Association, and a past president of Nassau Music Educators Association, Long Island, New York.

He has served as a clinician, adjudicator, and guest conductor for area All-State Jazz Ensembles and All-County Bands. As a member of many honorary and professional organizations, including Phi Delta Kappa and the College Band Director's Association, he is also listed in the International "Who's Who In Music".

Stan is a published arranger and composer with Alfred Music Publishers, Cherry Lane Music Co., Belwin-Mills Music Publishers and Columbia Pictures Publications. He also served as an instrumental music editor with Boosey and Hawkes Publishing Company. He is the composer of the 2005 New York State School Music Association theme song "A World of Music for All".

After his career as Chairman of Music and Director of Bands at W. Tresper Clarke High School, East Meadow, NY, and Assistant Professor of Music, Long Island University C.W. Post Center, he returned to Erie PA as the associate conductor of the Erie Concert Band. He subsequently joined the staff of radio broadcasters at WQLN-FM as a jazz radio personality, producing and hosting the program "Jazz Club on the Air".

He maintains a busy schedule in performance on saxophone, clarinet, jazz piano and voice. Playing credits include the Temptations, Tribute to the Dorsey Brothers and Benny Goodman Orchestras, and Stan is presently performing with the New York City-based American Jazz Repertory Orchestra.

Amy SchallenbergerSat., April 30   Shally & Seth

Vocalist and guitarist Amy Shallenberger returns to the Anchor In this Saturday, joined by fellow Shally and the Riffriders guitarist Sean Seth for an evening of Blues and more! Amy has established herself in the last few years as a regional vocal force in  Riffriders, and with Sean have captivated audiences throughout the region. Amy's commanding vocal style and musical presence and Sean's Blues guitar expertise and experience will have you grooving with the music as you enjoy the great food, service and company you've come to expect at the In.

There's never a cover charge, and there's no smoking anywhere in the building, so come on in to the In and enjoy your evening!

Amy Shallenberger recieved her Music Education degree from Mercyhurst College after studying at Illinois Wesleyan University, all with a focus on vocal performance. She currently teaches music at Pfeiffer-Burleig Elementary and begins teaching at Roosevelt Middle School in the Fall of 2014. Band credits include Acoustic Gypsies, Easy Street, Paddy Whacked, Can't Spell Bob, and Amy's current project with Sean Seth, Shally and the Riffriders. The Riffriders perform extensively throughout the area, and upcoming dates include Roar on the Shore, Thurston Classic, Erie's Wild Rib Cook Off and Party in the Plaza. Future plans include a solo acoustic project with shows currently scheduled at Rum Runners Cove and Giant Eagle


November 11, 2014