Wednesday, August 19th, merits a quick Jazz In Town. There is jazz somewhere near you!
Eric Starr Group with opening act by Gruvology
The Eric Starr Group will be performing at the Live @ the Larkin Square event beginning at 6:45pm on August 19th. This multi-talented group features the homecoming of Eric Starr on drums and Nelson Starr, Jr. on piano, guitar, and vocals as well as Iain Bellamy on tenor saxophone. This band features the collaboration between brothers on contemporary and traditional jazz. Influenced by their father Nelson Starr, a very notable trumpet player, the group has over the years performed around the country, including at the Lincoln Center in New York City. Here is a clip to enjoy:
The opening act will be none other than the jazz -fusion band Gruvology at 5:15pm. Should be a hot night of jazz at Larkin Square
Wednesday Night Jazz With Katy Miner
Vocalist Katy Miner joins Wayne Moose for Wednesday Night Jazz beginning at 6:30pm on August 19th at Mezza Restaurant. Katy is a versatile singer, spanning genres from jazz to pop. Comfortable in many different settings, including the Buffalo Philharmonics, her vocal talents are sought after for musical theatre, background vocals, and jazz performances. The Phil Sims Jazz Quartet, led by the talented trombonist and arranger, Phil Simms, will accompany her and Wayne tonight.
Ray Chamberlain / Frank Gerard Quartet With Cheryl Ferris
Jon Lehning and Jim Bronstein
These two young artists on saxophone and guitar get together at Merge, August 19th at 7pm
Wednesday night, jazz in WNY!