May 2018 Music Schedule

May 2018 Music Schedule

Thursday, May 3, 8 to 11 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Quartet, 8 to 9; Jam 9 to 11

Friday, May 4, 7 to 11 pm, music charge $15/$8 after 9:30
Jim Snidero Quintet
CD Release: “Jubilation! Celebrating Cannonball Adderley”
Jim Snidero, alto saxophone; Brian Lynch, trumpet; David Hazeltine, piano; Nat Reeves, bass; Billy Drummond, drums

Saturday, May 5, 7 to 11 pm, music charge $15/$8 after 9:30
Clarice Assad Duo
Clarice Assad, piano, vocals; João-Luiz Rezende, guitar

Sunday, May 6, 5 to 8 pm, music charge $15
JD Walter Orrin EvansJay Leonhart: A Tribute to Bob Dorough
JD Walter, vocals; Orrin Evans, piano; Jay Leonhart, bass

Monday, May 7, 7:30 start, Click to Purchase Tickets (cash only at door)
Multi-instrumentalists Andy Goessling & Bill Kelly – Play Solo Sets & Together
Doors open at 5:30 for food service (first come first serve dinner time)

A founding member of the Americana band, Railroad Earth, Andy plays acoustic guitar, mandolin, dobro, banjo, reeds, penny whistle, and recorder. Andy has enjoyed a long and varied career being a part of many seminal projects in the acoustic, folk and bluegrass scenes. He has supported artists such as Garnet Rogers, Rick Danko, Greg Brown, Richard Shindell, Vance Gilbert, David Bromberg, and John McEuen. With his newest Zither Revival project, Andy has gone back to one of his first instruments, the zither, to make audiences more aware of its history and musical possibilities.

Bill Kelly is a poet, singer songwriter, multi instrumentalist and producer who has released 5 albums of original work that have appeared in films by Gus Van Sant, (Promised Land) Weinstien films (Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden) Roadside Attractions (Super Size Me) Ken Russel films (Whore) network television, (ED, Northern Exposure) documentaries (Alligator on the Zipper) Mary MacGowan (Morning Glory).

Bill is involved in multiple projects: vocalist in the nationally touring tribute show, CSN Songs, celebrating the music of Crosby Stills and Nash and Young; multi instrumentalist in Chris Berardo and the DesBerardo’s playing 6 and 12 string guitar, mandola, and background vocals; member of Brother Flower, the Civil War Jam Band and powerhouse acoustic trio with singer songwriters Jake Stigers and Gary Dillon. 

Additional Links
Andy Goessling: Guitar:

Bill Kelly: CSN songs:

Thursday, May 10, 8 to 11 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Quartet, 8 to 9; Jam 9 to 11

Friday, May 11, 7 to 11 pm, music charge $12
Phil Markowitz Trio
Phil Markowitz, piano; Jay Anderson, bass; Savannah Harris, drums

Saturday, May 12, 7 to 11 pm, music charge $15/$8 after 9:30
Jerry Vivino Quartet
Jerry Vivino, saxophone; Dave Kikoski, piano; Will Lee, bass; Karl Latham, drums

Sunday, May 13, 5 to 8 pm, music charge $10
The Nancy Coletti Trio
Nancy Coletti, vocals; Judy Palma, piano; Tony Marino, bass

Thursday, May 17, 8 to 11 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Quartet, 8 to 9; Jam 9 to 11

Friday, May 18, 7 to 11 pm, music charge $15
Double Vision: Stephanie Nakasian & Veronica Swift & the Randy Johnston Group
Stephanie Nakasian, vocals; Veronica Swift, vocals; Randy Johnston, guitar; Yoshi Maki, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums

Saturday, May 19, 7 to 11 pm, music charge $15/$8 after 9:30
Viktorija Gečytė & Gene Perla Quartet
Viktorija Gečytė, vocals; Sean Gough, piano; Gene Perla, bass; David Jimenez, drums

Sunday, May 20, 5 to 8 pm, music charge $10
Joanie Samra – “Still Singing the Standards”
Joanie Samra, vocals; Skip Wilkins, piano; Paul Rostock, bass;
Dan Wilkins, tenor, soprano saxophone

Monday, May 21, 7 to 9 pm, admission $12 at door/$10 online
The Raucous Resistance Presents: Story Slam 2
Purchase Tickets at:
A Fundraiser

Thursday, May 24, 8 to 11 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Quartet, 8 to 9; Jam 9 to 11

Friday, May 25, 7 to 11 pm, music charge $10
Rob Middleton‘s Central PA All Star Quartet
Rob Middleton, saxophones; Matt King, piano; Joshua Davis, bass; Rudy Petschauer, drums

Saturday, May 26, 7 to 11 pm, music charge $20
Houston Person & the David Leonhardt Trio
Houston Person, saxophone; David Leonhardt, piano; Matthew Parrish, bass; Colby Inzer, drums

Sunday, May 27, 5 to 8 pm, music charge $15
The Celebration Sax Quartet; CD Release: Phil Woods Works for Saxophone
Nelson Hill, soprano sax; Matt Vashlishan, alto sax; Neil Wetzel, tenor sax; Jay Rattman, baritone sax
Joined by the rhythm section: Phil Markowitz, piano; Paul Rostock, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums

The group recorded an album last year of the songs they will be performing entitled “Phil Woods Works for Saxophone,” these concerts will serve as the CD’s official release. The concert will include performances of “Three Improvisations for Sax Quartet” and a piece called “Deer Head Sketches” in which Woods outlines all the different rooms of the famous jazz club with musical movements.

Phil Woods was known for constantly revising his work. In addition to writing for jazz quartet, little big band and full big band, he also wrote more through composed, classical-type pieces. The recording combines all of those parameters into one by featuring the latest revisions of some of Phil’s well known sax quartet music. The members of the quartet had a relationship with Phil, rehearsing all of this music with him before his passing in 2015.

Monday, May 28, 7:30 to 10:30, music charge $10
The Water Gap Jazz Orchestra directed by Matt Vashlishan – an 18 piece ensemble of local
professionals performing original and arranged music from all eras

Thursday, May 31, 8 to 11 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Quartet, 8 to 9; Jam 9 to 11

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