Music & Events
Jazz at the Philharmonic: A Re-Creation
Aug. 4, 7:00 p.m., A WQLN Sounds Around Town concert - FREE
August 4 WQLN Sounds Around Town Concert: A 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..
This concert will be a re-creation of the legendary "Jazz at the Philharmonic" concerts produced by jazz impresario Norman Granz and 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.
Featured will be a rotating cast made up of Joe Dorris -- drums,vocals, harmonica; and Frank Singer -- guitar, vocals; Tony Stefanelli and Joe Frisina -- electric bass; Nick "Tito" Ronzitti -- drums & percussion, Matt Ferfuson and Tim Driscoll -- drums.
Featured soloists will include Bruce Johnstone -- baritone and soprano saxophones, Allen Zurcher-- saxophones, Phil Popotnik and Kenny Gamble -- saxophones; singers Julia Hamilton and Diane Lacastro; guitarists Jim Lynch, Vinny Stefanelli and Dave VanAmburg.
The concert will be outdoors. Bring your blanket and/or lawn chair. Beer and coffee will be available.
June 21, 2017