Jamestown Community College Music Department Director Dr. Neil Flory stops by the WRFA studio to discuss Jazz Fest 2019 at JCC, scheduled for April 12 and featuring the Buffalo Jazz Collective Sextet will perform.
Admission to the 7 p.m. performance in Scharmann Theatre is $4, general public, $3, area students and senior citizens, and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can be purchased through JCC’s box office, 338.1187, or online at www.campusstore.sunyjcc.edu.
The sextet will perform works by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, featuring original orchestrations of songs such as “Take the A Train,” “In a Sentimental Mood,” and “Isfahan.”
Top area jazz musicians comprise the sextet, including Bobby Militello, alto sax, Mark Filsinger, trumpet, John Hasselback, trombone, George Caldwell, piano, Sabu Adeyola, bass, and John Bacon, drums. They have performed at significant venues throughout western New York.
JCC has celebrated Jazz Fest for nearly 20 years during April, which is considered Jazz Appreciation Month.
The performance is sponsored by JCC’s arts, humanities, and health sciences division, music department, and college program committee.