Piano Jazz – Benefit for the American Cancer Society
Award winning pianist, composer, and practicing physician, Elliot Steger will be joined by his veteran team of Jazz artists. Jon Hazilla, on drums, is a recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Award and on faculty at the Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory. Christine “Tina” Horn, on congas, plays djembe and percussion with Kellianna. Bronislaw Suchanek is on bass. Dr. Steger has been the featured artist on radio station WICN’s Jazz New England Program and has released 5 CD’s of original compositions since 1998 http://cdbaby.com/elliotsteger5.
CD’s are available at the concert for $10 and all proceeds from this show will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
November 14, 2015 – The Greg Hopkins Sextet
Music of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn
This is a band of powerful and nimble veteran players. Expect a swinging night! Hopkins is a prolific composer and big band arranger as well as an exciting improvisor. With Arnie Krakowsky, saxophone; Jeff Galindo, trombone, Greg Hopkins, horns; Tim Ray, piano; John Lockwood, bass; Joe Hunt, drums. Visit https://reverbnation.com/greghopkins
January 16, 2016 – TRIO-NOW with Steve Hunt
Steve Hunt has recorded extensively and toured the world. He is a keyboardist, composer, arranger, and producer. TRIO-NOW is a powerful group of accomplished musicians who trace a wide-ranging musical gamut in a program which is simultaneously imaginative, immediate, and original. Bruce Gertz, bass; Jack Diefendorf, drums. Visit https://berklee.edu/people/steven-hunt
March 5, 2016 – Sunny Crownover & Duke Robillard
Jazz & Blues Vocals, with Guitar
Westford’s own Sunny Crownover, a dynamic vocalist of blues and jazz, will be performing with the legendary blues guitarist Duke Robillard and other jazz greats. Two long-time collaborators, Sunny & Duke’s recordings include the grammy nominated “Stomp! the Blues Tonight”, “Sunny and Her Joy Boys” and their latest release, “Calling All Blues”. Visit www.dukerobillard.com