JAZZ AT THE LIBRARY explores the HITS OF THE JAZZ AGE
The L.E.Shore Library in Thornbury is the place to be on Friday September 21,2018. The Wayne McGrath Quintet will bring alive the popular music of the 20’s with Hoagy Carmichael’s “Stardust”, Irving Berlin’s “Blue Skies” and many other classic standards which today are considered main stream jazz. Many other all time hits were composed for musicals and Broadway shows such as Cole Porter’s “Fascinating Rhythm” and
George Gershwin’s “Some One To Watch Over Me”, still recorded today.
Wayne McGrath on trumpet, Don Buchanan on piano, clarinet and tenor sax, Peter Rissi on trombone, Jay Burr on tuba and Stephen Woods on drums will be performing a repertoire reflecting the impact of music on the cultural and social changes occurring at the times.
Tickets at $25 are available at Thornbury Pharmasave and Blue Mountain Music in Collingwood.
The Fall Lineup
WAYNE McGRATH will bring his trumpet andbejoined byDon Buchananon keyboard, Peter Rissi on trombone, Jay Burr on tuba and Steve Wood on drums to revisit The Roaring 20’swith the jazz music of the day on September 21, 2018.
BILL McBIRNIE will perform the best jazz and bossa nova tunes on his EXTREME FLUTE on October 19, 2018with Andy Harasymczuk on guitar, Jack McFadden on bass and Ted Warren on drums.
The Marsh Street Centre will be the venue on November 16, 2018 to showcase theMARIE-CATHERINE PAZZANO QUINTEThighlighting UNDISCOVERED GEMS, the many jazz tunes which just didn’t get top billings, but rank with the best mainstream jazz standards anytime.. Marie-Catherine on vocals, Don Buchananon keyboard, Jason Hunter on tenor sax, Pat Collins on bass and Steve James on drums make up this enjoyable ensemble.
THORNBURY JAZZWORKS presents the JAZZ AT THE LIBRARY and JAZZ AT THE MARSH concerts to promote excellence in musical performance and use the proceeds to support music education programs in our local schools.
DISCOVER JAZZ AND KEEP A SONG IN YOUR HEART
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