Jazz News & Notices

Fri., April 21, 6:00 -- 9:00 p.m.

Long School of DanceFri., April 21 " Celebrating Swing!"  6:00 - 9:00 p.m., at the Bel Aire Clarion Conference Center, 2800 W. 8th St.

This program, presented in collaboration with the Long's School of Dance, will bring you the joy and enthusiasm of music from the swing and big band era, with student dancers from the Long's School.

Long's School identifies itself as the "Number one performing arts school in Erie for over 60 years," has trained thousands of area dancers over three generations.  It has studios in Mill Creek, Harborcreek, Waterford, Fairview, Edinboro.and Albion.

Under the leadership of professionals dancers and educators Jay, Lee Ann and Jamie Long, the school employs a staff of over 20 faculty members, all Certified Dance Educators.

Music will be provided by the Presque Isle Jazz Orchestra, a band composed of regional musicians, convened for the occasion by director Allen Zurcher.  The band will play familiar and original swing music charts.

Tickets are $15 for the general public; $10 for JazzErie members.  They are available at Long's School of Dance, 826 Sellinger Ave. Erie, PA  814/833-7179, or longschoolofdance.net.

March 12, 2017