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Artisan Jazz First Sundays at the Roycroft: Bobby Militello
Sunday, April 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
The Historic Roycroft Inn, long known for jazz in Western New York launches a new series in April. The Artisan Jazz First Sundays series, presented by trombonist and composer, Phil Sims will spotlight five of the area’s greatest jazz saxophonists over a five-month period.
The first concert in the series is April 7th features local and international jazz icon, Bobby Militello. Bobby is best known for his 28-year stint as the featured alto saxophonist with world-renowned pianist and composer, Dave Brubeck. Bobby has appeared worldwide and hundreds of jazz festivals, has recorded, and also toured internationally with the Maynard Ferguson Big Band.
Bobby will be joined by long-time collaborator, Phil Sims, as well as pianist, Bobby Jones, bassist, Wayne Moose, and drummer, John Bacon Jr.
Join us for the first of a series of five great performances by local saxophone icons. Future events will feature Andy Weinzler, Sal Andolina, Russell D’Alba, and Bruce Johnstone.