Music & Events

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: 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.

Joe DorrisFeatured 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