Calendar of Events

June

3rd

Chordial String Quartet

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

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Desiree Burke

Born and raised on Long Island, Desiree Burke started her musical journey at the William Floyd School District in Eastern Suffolk County, NY.  Under the influence of many charismatic teachers, Desiree was inspired to become a music teacher herself and graduated from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam.  She holds a degree in music education with a concentration in violin from Crane, in addition to completing graduate work at SUNY Stony Brook.

Since moving to the Capital District in 2004, Desiree has been an orchestra director in a variety of settings.  Beginning her career as a music teacher in the Shenendehowa School District, she worked with beginning string students from 2005-2009.  Desiree currently works as the 7th and 8th grade orchestra conductor at Shaker Junior High School in North Colonie.  She enjoys working with young string students in sharing her love of music and helping them become better artists.    

In addition to violin, Desiree also enjoys reading, running, and traveling.  She conducts a small private studio in the summer, and loves to see live local music.  She currently resides in Cohoes, New York and looks forward to performing with the Chordial String Quartet.

Nina Merulla

Violinist Nina Merulla began playing in elementary school orchestra in the Liverpool Central School District. She quickly grew to love classical music.  Her first formal studies were with violinist Petia Radneva-Manolova of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. She attended the Crane School of Music, obtaining degrees in Music Education and Violin Performance. 
While at Crane, Nina studied in Prague, Czech Republic, participating in the Ameropa Chamber Music Festival and studying with Vadim Mazo. She received the Kobialka Scholarship for excellence in performance and education. Nina later served as Community Concerts Manager at the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Brunswick, Maine.
Nina found her passion in teaching beginning strings.  She has taught at the elementary and middle school level in the Glens Fall City School District, and since 2013 has taught in the Shenendehowa Central School District, directing 4th and 5th grade orchestras. 
Nina’s teachers, besides Petia Radneva-Manolova and Vadim Mazo, include Ioan Harea and Linda Case.  Nina also has trained in the Suzuki Method under Carrie Reuning-Hummel and Sarah Hersh.
In the summer of 2016, she will complete a Master’s degree in Music Education with a Suzuki Pedagogy concentration from The Hartt School in Hartford, Connecticut.
Nina currently maintains a private studio in the Albany area. In her spare time, Nina enjoys yoga and meditation. As a member of the Chordial String Quartet, she enjoys bringing different styles of music to listeners. 

Joseph Gumpper

Joseph Gumpper is a graduate of Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, holding a degree in music education with a concentration in violin. While at Crane he studied with violinist John Lindsey.

A teacher in the Shenendehowa School District, Joe Gumpper began his career in the district’s elementary schools, and then became director of middle school orchestras.  Since 2006 he has served as the High School Orchestra Director at Shenendehowa’s East and West High Schools. In his current position he conducts three orchestras.  Joe Gumpper also has a small studio of private students.

In addition to teaching at Shenendehowa, Joe conducts the Empire State Youth Orchestra String Ensemble.  He also has been guest conductor for several All-County and Area-All State festivals throughout the state as well as led several workshops in the area of music education.

A freelance violinist, Joe also plays fiddle.  He has played with several local bands including Wiley Dobbs, Iowa 80, Red Haired Stringers, Fairview Avenue, and currently plays with Rusticator.

Renny Tallman

A native of Pennsylvania, Renny Deremer Tallman was introduced to the cello at age three by her parents, both of whom are cellists.  After attending Ithaca College with a major in Television-Radio and a minor in music, Renny spent a year working in the public relations department of the Pittsburgh Symphony and playing cello with the North Pittsburgh Philharmonic and the Romanza String Quartet.  It was through these experiences that she realized she wanted to pursue a career in music education.  

While studying music education at Penn State, Renny was a member of the Penn State Philharmonic Orchestra, Penn State Cello Choir and La Vergogna String Quartet.  She also spent three summers working at the Music at Penn’s Woods summer orchestra festival.

Since 2002, Renny has taught orchestra at the Shenendehowa Central School District.  She is currently the director of two 6th grade orchestras, the audition-only Tri-Building Middle School Chamber Orchestra, and the Chango Elementary 4th and 5th grade orchestras.

Renny has studied cello with William Deremer, Leonard Feldman, Elizabeth Simkin and Kim Cook.  She currently lives in Burnt Hills, New York, with her husband and three children.General Quartet Bio: Chordial String Quartet is made up of four music teachers who believe that all types of music should be heard regardless of time and place.  Whether playing in a pub or in a concert hall, the traditionally set up quartet (2 violins, viola, cello) plays classics through classic rock and beyond.  The quartet is inspired by the words of Duke Ellington, "If it sounds good, it IS good". Thank you!Nina Merulla

10th

Annette Harris and Azzaam Hameed

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

Annette Harris

 Image result for annette harris

 

Annette’s voice encapsulates the sultry sounds of soul, rhythm and blues. She

performs tunes from the standard jazz repertoire, Bossa Nova, Rhythm and

Blues and traditional vocal pop. Her effortless style embodies class, grace and

elegance in every performance.

 

Azzaam Hameed

Image result for azzaam hameed

'Azzaam's musical roots were derived from gospel, having grown up in a Pentecostal church environment. However, he did receive some formal training as a teenager, including classical music and theory when he enrolled as a student at Union College in Schenectady, NY. 'Azzaam pursued music on a full-time basis for several years, performing throughout the Northeast in several locally based top 40 groups. He ultimately decided to abandon the "road circuit" for a more predictable lifestyle and, in doing so, to develop a more versatile style as both a pianist and a vocalist

http://www.smoothkeys.com/music.htm

17th

The Pete Sweeney Trio

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

The Pete Sweeney Trio is led by an extraordinary drummer/musician, Pete Sweeney.  

 

 Image result for pete sweeney trio

 

For more information, follow this link:

http://www.petesweeney.net/

24th

Joe Sorrentino Trio

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

Subtle, sophisyicated Jazz and Latins of the Joe Sorrention Trio, featuring Chuck Lamb on piano and Bobby Kendal on Bass

July

8th

SIEGEL ~ SYRACUSE Duet

Time: 6:30 -- 9:30

Image result for rich syracuse

Rich Syracuse

http://richsyracusebass.com/

 

 

 

http://www.jeffsiegeljazz.com/

Image result for jeff siegel drums

 

Image result for rich syracuse
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15th

Wee-B3

Time: 6:30 -- 9:30

 

Michael T. & Wee B3

 

Jazz Organ groups are what’s happening now and Wee B3 is THE premier organ trio of Northeastern NY!  Blues groove, swinging American Songbook tunes, sophisticated Latin rhythms, beautiful ballads and of course, funky grooves!

 

Featuring Michael (T) Lamkin on Hammond Organ, Mike Novakowski on guitar and Cliff Brucker on drums. Together for over 2 years they have played many venues in the Albany capital district and beyond. Performances include the Swingtime Jazz concert series, Albany Musicians Jazz Gala 2015 featuring Teresa Broadwell, Jazz on Jay, The Stockade Inn, Grappa 72  among others and various private parties and corporate events.

 

Their unique arrangements are accessible yet artistic, technical yet colorful, warm and resonant, serious yet quirky and full of humor. The 2 Mikes work together to create a melodic, harmonic direction to each tune while Cliff (drums) possesses a rhythmic pallet that pulls the listener into what appears a much larger canvas than what one would expect from such a small group. Give your ears and your heart a treat and catch Wee B3!

29th

Paul Borello Michael Roach Duet

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

Image result for paul borrello, mike roach




 


Paul Borrello
drums


518 858 7556
paulborrello@yahoo.com

www.paulborrello.com


Paul Borrello is a percussionist, drum set, and mallet player that lives in the Capitol region. He studied music at the Berklee School of Music in Boston, received an Associates degree from Schenectady Community College and received a Bachelors degree in music industry and a teaching certification from Saint Rose. He will also have completed a Masters degree at Boston University in the fall of 2013. Paul has worked with many notable musicians in the capitol region such as Maria Zemauntauski, Dan Dobek, Sten Isaachsen, George Muscatello, Peter Einhorn, and many others. Paul is currently working with the John Savage Band, the LAB Trio with Bill Leary and Brian Axford and Ten 27 with Monica Roach. Paul also performs on vibraphone in a piano-vibes duo with Michael Roach. Paul has studied with Ed Saindon from Berklee School of Music, Jay Hoggard from Wesleyan and pianist Dan Dobek. Presently, he teaches instrumental lessons at the Brown School in Niskayuna, New York.

 

 


Michael Roach
piano

(518) 316-1250
mlrbp@excite.com

http://micmon.net/solopiano



Michael Roach is a pianist, multi-keyboardist, and composer. He is originally from New York City, but now resides in the Capital District Region. He received training in classical and popular piano as a youngster. He has had the opportunity to play many different genres of music including: Jazz, Rock, Pop, Classical, and Rhythm and Blues. Michael also plays in various musical situations including: solo, duet, and trio formats. 

Michael has performed at venue/spaces such as: The Whitney Museum of American Art, Symphony Space, the Black Rock Coalition Festival in New York City, the Black Expo, Albany's Lark Fest, and the Albany Tulip Festival.

He is also an integral part of the jazz trio, TEN27, which has a configuration of piano/keyboards, cello/bass, and drums. With this trio, in addition to playing piano, he plays synthesizer, a vintage Fender Rhodes, and a Wurlitzer electric piano.

August

5th

A - 3

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

 

Image result for Bill Alston, Mike Dimin, Judd Staley

 


A3
Bill Alston, Mike Dimin, Judd Staley


(518) 505-3504
A3fineacousticjazz@gmail.com


A3 performs their unique acoustic interpretations of Jazz Standards, appearing at such venues as Provence, Aperitivo, Prime at Saratoga National, SUNY Jazz Brunch Sundays, the Saratoga Arts Fair, and numerous private engagements.

A3 is comprised of :

Bill Alston - Steel string acoustic guitar
Mike Dimin - Bass
Judd Staley - Nylon string acoustic guitar.

All of the members of A3 have performed with numerous groups in the Capital Region. 

If your looking for a professional trio presenting Blues, BeBop, Ballads and Bossa, A3 is your answer.

 

12th

Peg Delaney Trio with Earl Davis

Time: 6:30 -- 9:30

Peg Delaney Trio

Time: 6:30 -- 9:30

 Image result for peg delaney trio

Peg Delaney plays sophisticated piano jazz, drawing from American, Latin and Brazilian idioms. The trio adds Bill Delaney on upright bass and features fine, poignant vocals by drummer Earl Davis. Peg also plays in solo and duo contexts, with larger combos, multiple singers, various horns and guitar. The fine arrangements by Peg create a rich piano and bass texture to cushion the vocals and delight listeners.
Peg has been a two-time recipient of the New York State Council for The Arts: Meet the Composer Grant and was semifinalist in the Musician Magazine Best Unsigned Band Competition.

Her transcription book of Nick Brignola Solos is sold internationally by Jamey Aebersold and has appeared in the Saxophone Journal. It is on the New York State Music Teachers Association adjudication list, and is recognized by the National Jazz Educators Association. Peg recently was awarded the Swingtime Lifetime Achievement Award as pianist and educator.

"Excellent pianist.. her solos showed fine melodic invention" CADENCE, Len Bukowski

"Recognized as a unique and outstanding performance" MUSICIAN MAGAZINE

"One of the better jazz and mainstream pianists in the Northeast" ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT, C. Robie Booth

"There is life and depth of feeling in her melodies" BUZZ, Roni D. Ginsberg

"Peg is a consummate musician! ...She upholds the tradition of fine jazz pianists AND has a great group to boot!"  Rich Pulin

 

 “Peg Delaney is a true musical genius in every sense of the word. Her compositions are first rate and so are her performances. Great Jazz musician” Felice Kaye-Cooper/Songwriter

"The Peg Delaney Trio was superb. ...top-notched musicians...music selection wonderfully varied" "Never have I heard such universal praise for a band from everyone"

19th

Fresh

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

 

FRESH is the coming together of musicians who have been separately loving and performing in upstate New York for decades.

Now.... Together, as one, they are FRESH.

Featuring the powerful yet dynamic lead vocals of Jennifer Herbs, the versatility and skill on both keyboard and horns of Joe Lattanzio, and the truly amazing guitar talent of Tom Miller - FRESH focuses on the blues and jazz genres

26th

Esprit Lounge

Time: 6:30--9:30

Playing the classic jazz you know and love with an international flavour... 

 

 

Esprit Lounge 

 

 

 

Image result for esprit lounge tony schettino

 

Swingtime magazine says..... 
A new one for me was Esprit Lounge with leader Tony Schettino on guitar, his son Alex Schettino on bass, Michael Carlito on drums and pretty Samantha Grassian on vocals. 
How High the Moon was one of their best, with nice bopping by Samantha and good, impressive guitars minus the legendary whoop bam Les Paul ending,

 

http://www.bogmusic.us/espritlounge 

 

 

Playing the classic jazz you know and love with an international flavour... 

 

 

Esprit Lounge 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Swingtime magazine says..... 
A new one for me was Esprit Lounge with leader Tony Schettino on guitar, his son Alex Schettino on bass, Michael Carlito on drums and pretty Samantha Grassian on vocals. 
How High the Moon was one of their best, with nice bopping by Samantha and good, impressive guitars minus the legendary whoop bam Les Paul ending,

 

http://www.bogmusic.us/espritlounge

June

3rd

Chordial String Quartet

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

Image result for Chordial String Quartet

Desiree Burke

Born and raised on Long Island, Desiree Burke started her musical journey at the William Floyd School District in Eastern Suffolk County, NY.  Under the influence of many charismatic teachers, Desiree was inspired to become a music teacher herself and graduated from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam.  She holds a degree in music education with a concentration in violin from Crane, in addition to completing graduate work at SUNY Stony Brook.

Since moving to the Capital District in 2004, Desiree has been an orchestra director in a variety of settings.  Beginning her career as a music teacher in the Shenendehowa School District, she worked with beginning string students from 2005-2009.  Desiree currently works as the 7th and 8th grade orchestra conductor at Shaker Junior High School in North Colonie.  She enjoys working with young string students in sharing her love of music and helping them become better artists.    

In addition to violin, Desiree also enjoys reading, running, and traveling.  She conducts a small private studio in the summer, and loves to see live local music.  She currently resides in Cohoes, New York and looks forward to performing with the Chordial String Quartet.

Nina Merulla

Violinist Nina Merulla began playing in elementary school orchestra in the Liverpool Central School District. She quickly grew to love classical music.  Her first formal studies were with violinist Petia Radneva-Manolova of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. She attended the Crane School of Music, obtaining degrees in Music Education and Violin Performance. 
While at Crane, Nina studied in Prague, Czech Republic, participating in the Ameropa Chamber Music Festival and studying with Vadim Mazo. She received the Kobialka Scholarship for excellence in performance and education. Nina later served as Community Concerts Manager at the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Brunswick, Maine.
Nina found her passion in teaching beginning strings.  She has taught at the elementary and middle school level in the Glens Fall City School District, and since 2013 has taught in the Shenendehowa Central School District, directing 4th and 5th grade orchestras. 
Nina’s teachers, besides Petia Radneva-Manolova and Vadim Mazo, include Ioan Harea and Linda Case.  Nina also has trained in the Suzuki Method under Carrie Reuning-Hummel and Sarah Hersh.
In the summer of 2016, she will complete a Master’s degree in Music Education with a Suzuki Pedagogy concentration from The Hartt School in Hartford, Connecticut.
Nina currently maintains a private studio in the Albany area. In her spare time, Nina enjoys yoga and meditation. As a member of the Chordial String Quartet, she enjoys bringing different styles of music to listeners. 

Joseph Gumpper

Joseph Gumpper is a graduate of Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, holding a degree in music education with a concentration in violin. While at Crane he studied with violinist John Lindsey.

A teacher in the Shenendehowa School District, Joe Gumpper began his career in the district’s elementary schools, and then became director of middle school orchestras.  Since 2006 he has served as the High School Orchestra Director at Shenendehowa’s East and West High Schools. In his current position he conducts three orchestras.  Joe Gumpper also has a small studio of private students.

In addition to teaching at Shenendehowa, Joe conducts the Empire State Youth Orchestra String Ensemble.  He also has been guest conductor for several All-County and Area-All State festivals throughout the state as well as led several workshops in the area of music education.

A freelance violinist, Joe also plays fiddle.  He has played with several local bands including Wiley Dobbs, Iowa 80, Red Haired Stringers, Fairview Avenue, and currently plays with Rusticator.

Renny Tallman

A native of Pennsylvania, Renny Deremer Tallman was introduced to the cello at age three by her parents, both of whom are cellists.  After attending Ithaca College with a major in Television-Radio and a minor in music, Renny spent a year working in the public relations department of the Pittsburgh Symphony and playing cello with the North Pittsburgh Philharmonic and the Romanza String Quartet.  It was through these experiences that she realized she wanted to pursue a career in music education.  

While studying music education at Penn State, Renny was a member of the Penn State Philharmonic Orchestra, Penn State Cello Choir and La Vergogna String Quartet.  She also spent three summers working at the Music at Penn’s Woods summer orchestra festival.

Since 2002, Renny has taught orchestra at the Shenendehowa Central School District.  She is currently the director of two 6th grade orchestras, the audition-only Tri-Building Middle School Chamber Orchestra, and the Chango Elementary 4th and 5th grade orchestras.

Renny has studied cello with William Deremer, Leonard Feldman, Elizabeth Simkin and Kim Cook.  She currently lives in Burnt Hills, New York, with her husband and three children.General Quartet Bio: Chordial String Quartet is made up of four music teachers who believe that all types of music should be heard regardless of time and place.  Whether playing in a pub or in a concert hall, the traditionally set up quartet (2 violins, viola, cello) plays classics through classic rock and beyond.  The quartet is inspired by the words of Duke Ellington, "If it sounds good, it IS good". Thank you!Nina Merulla

10th

Annette Harris and Azzaam Hameed

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

Annette Harris

 Image result for annette harris

 

Annette’s voice encapsulates the sultry sounds of soul, rhythm and blues. She

performs tunes from the standard jazz repertoire, Bossa Nova, Rhythm and

Blues and traditional vocal pop. Her effortless style embodies class, grace and

elegance in every performance.

 

Azzaam Hameed

Image result for azzaam hameed

'Azzaam's musical roots were derived from gospel, having grown up in a Pentecostal church environment. However, he did receive some formal training as a teenager, including classical music and theory when he enrolled as a student at Union College in Schenectady, NY. 'Azzaam pursued music on a full-time basis for several years, performing throughout the Northeast in several locally based top 40 groups. He ultimately decided to abandon the "road circuit" for a more predictable lifestyle and, in doing so, to develop a more versatile style as both a pianist and a vocalist

http://www.smoothkeys.com/music.htm

17th

The Pete Sweeney Trio

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

The Pete Sweeney Trio is led by an extraordinary drummer/musician, Pete Sweeney.  

 

 Image result for pete sweeney trio

 

For more information, follow this link:

http://www.petesweeney.net/

24th

Joe Sorrentino Trio

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

Subtle, sophisyicated Jazz and Latins of the Joe Sorrention Trio, featuring Chuck Lamb on piano and Bobby Kendal on Bass

July

8th

SIEGEL ~ SYRACUSE Duet

Time: 6:30 -- 9:30

Image result for rich syracuse

Rich Syracuse

http://richsyracusebass.com/

 

 

 

http://www.jeffsiegeljazz.com/

Image result for jeff siegel drums

 

Image result for rich syracuse
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15th

Wee-B3

Time: 6:30 -- 9:30

 

Michael T. & Wee B3

 

Jazz Organ groups are what’s happening now and Wee B3 is THE premier organ trio of Northeastern NY!  Blues groove, swinging American Songbook tunes, sophisticated Latin rhythms, beautiful ballads and of course, funky grooves!

 

Featuring Michael (T) Lamkin on Hammond Organ, Mike Novakowski on guitar and Cliff Brucker on drums. Together for over 2 years they have played many venues in the Albany capital district and beyond. Performances include the Swingtime Jazz concert series, Albany Musicians Jazz Gala 2015 featuring Teresa Broadwell, Jazz on Jay, The Stockade Inn, Grappa 72  among others and various private parties and corporate events.

 

Their unique arrangements are accessible yet artistic, technical yet colorful, warm and resonant, serious yet quirky and full of humor. The 2 Mikes work together to create a melodic, harmonic direction to each tune while Cliff (drums) possesses a rhythmic pallet that pulls the listener into what appears a much larger canvas than what one would expect from such a small group. Give your ears and your heart a treat and catch Wee B3!

29th

Paul Borello Michael Roach Duet

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

Image result for paul borrello, mike roach




 


Paul Borrello
drums


518 858 7556
paulborrello@yahoo.com

www.paulborrello.com


Paul Borrello is a percussionist, drum set, and mallet player that lives in the Capitol region. He studied music at the Berklee School of Music in Boston, received an Associates degree from Schenectady Community College and received a Bachelors degree in music industry and a teaching certification from Saint Rose. He will also have completed a Masters degree at Boston University in the fall of 2013. Paul has worked with many notable musicians in the capitol region such as Maria Zemauntauski, Dan Dobek, Sten Isaachsen, George Muscatello, Peter Einhorn, and many others. Paul is currently working with the John Savage Band, the LAB Trio with Bill Leary and Brian Axford and Ten 27 with Monica Roach. Paul also performs on vibraphone in a piano-vibes duo with Michael Roach. Paul has studied with Ed Saindon from Berklee School of Music, Jay Hoggard from Wesleyan and pianist Dan Dobek. Presently, he teaches instrumental lessons at the Brown School in Niskayuna, New York.

 

 


Michael Roach
piano

(518) 316-1250
mlrbp@excite.com

http://micmon.net/solopiano



Michael Roach is a pianist, multi-keyboardist, and composer. He is originally from New York City, but now resides in the Capital District Region. He received training in classical and popular piano as a youngster. He has had the opportunity to play many different genres of music including: Jazz, Rock, Pop, Classical, and Rhythm and Blues. Michael also plays in various musical situations including: solo, duet, and trio formats. 

Michael has performed at venue/spaces such as: The Whitney Museum of American Art, Symphony Space, the Black Rock Coalition Festival in New York City, the Black Expo, Albany's Lark Fest, and the Albany Tulip Festival.

He is also an integral part of the jazz trio, TEN27, which has a configuration of piano/keyboards, cello/bass, and drums. With this trio, in addition to playing piano, he plays synthesizer, a vintage Fender Rhodes, and a Wurlitzer electric piano.

August

5th

A - 3

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

 

Image result for Bill Alston, Mike Dimin, Judd Staley

 


A3
Bill Alston, Mike Dimin, Judd Staley


(518) 505-3504
A3fineacousticjazz@gmail.com


A3 performs their unique acoustic interpretations of Jazz Standards, appearing at such venues as Provence, Aperitivo, Prime at Saratoga National, SUNY Jazz Brunch Sundays, the Saratoga Arts Fair, and numerous private engagements.

A3 is comprised of :

Bill Alston - Steel string acoustic guitar
Mike Dimin - Bass
Judd Staley - Nylon string acoustic guitar.

All of the members of A3 have performed with numerous groups in the Capital Region. 

If your looking for a professional trio presenting Blues, BeBop, Ballads and Bossa, A3 is your answer.

 

12th

Peg Delaney Trio with Earl Davis

Time: 6:30 -- 9:30

Peg Delaney Trio

Time: 6:30 -- 9:30

 Image result for peg delaney trio

Peg Delaney plays sophisticated piano jazz, drawing from American, Latin and Brazilian idioms. The trio adds Bill Delaney on upright bass and features fine, poignant vocals by drummer Earl Davis. Peg also plays in solo and duo contexts, with larger combos, multiple singers, various horns and guitar. The fine arrangements by Peg create a rich piano and bass texture to cushion the vocals and delight listeners.
Peg has been a two-time recipient of the New York State Council for The Arts: Meet the Composer Grant and was semifinalist in the Musician Magazine Best Unsigned Band Competition.

Her transcription book of Nick Brignola Solos is sold internationally by Jamey Aebersold and has appeared in the Saxophone Journal. It is on the New York State Music Teachers Association adjudication list, and is recognized by the National Jazz Educators Association. Peg recently was awarded the Swingtime Lifetime Achievement Award as pianist and educator.

"Excellent pianist.. her solos showed fine melodic invention" CADENCE, Len Bukowski

"Recognized as a unique and outstanding performance" MUSICIAN MAGAZINE

"One of the better jazz and mainstream pianists in the Northeast" ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT, C. Robie Booth

"There is life and depth of feeling in her melodies" BUZZ, Roni D. Ginsberg

"Peg is a consummate musician! ...She upholds the tradition of fine jazz pianists AND has a great group to boot!"  Rich Pulin

 

 “Peg Delaney is a true musical genius in every sense of the word. Her compositions are first rate and so are her performances. Great Jazz musician” Felice Kaye-Cooper/Songwriter

"The Peg Delaney Trio was superb. ...top-notched musicians...music selection wonderfully varied" "Never have I heard such universal praise for a band from everyone"

19th

Fresh

Time: 6:30 ~ 9:30

 

FRESH is the coming together of musicians who have been separately loving and performing in upstate New York for decades.

Now.... Together, as one, they are FRESH.

Featuring the powerful yet dynamic lead vocals of Jennifer Herbs, the versatility and skill on both keyboard and horns of Joe Lattanzio, and the truly amazing guitar talent of Tom Miller - FRESH focuses on the blues and jazz genres

26th

Esprit Lounge

Time: 6:30--9:30

Playing the classic jazz you know and love with an international flavour... 

 

 

Esprit Lounge 

 

 

 

Image result for esprit lounge tony schettino

 

Swingtime magazine says..... 
A new one for me was Esprit Lounge with leader Tony Schettino on guitar, his son Alex Schettino on bass, Michael Carlito on drums and pretty Samantha Grassian on vocals. 
How High the Moon was one of their best, with nice bopping by Samantha and good, impressive guitars minus the legendary whoop bam Les Paul ending,

 

http://www.bogmusic.us/espritlounge 

 

 

Playing the classic jazz you know and love with an international flavour... 

 

 

Esprit Lounge 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Swingtime magazine says..... 
A new one for me was Esprit Lounge with leader Tony Schettino on guitar, his son Alex Schettino on bass, Michael Carlito on drums and pretty Samantha Grassian on vocals. 
How High the Moon was one of their best, with nice bopping by Samantha and good, impressive guitars minus the legendary whoop bam Les Paul ending,

 

http://www.bogmusic.us/espritlounge

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