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September 2022 Music Schedule
Music charges are paid at the door; we do not have online ticketing available. If you have a reservation, you have a seat. Music and dinner are in the same room. We take reservations for dinner and music from 5:30 to 8:30; after 8:30, seating is based on availability. You may make a reservation by emailing info@deerheadinn.com or calling 570-424-2000.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday: open 5:30 to 10 pm, music 7 to 10 pm Sunday: open 4 to 8 pm, music 5 to 7:30 pm RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED.

THURSDAY JAZZ JAM
Special “Playing” Tribute to Gary Rissmiller
Thursday, September 1, 7 to 11 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Trio,  7 to 8; Jam 8 to 10


Friday, September 2, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Corinne Mammana Quartet
Corinne Mammana, vocals; Patrick Kerssen, piano; Evan Gregor, bass; Ian Froman, drums


Saturday, September 3, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Esteban Castro Trio
Esteban Castro, piano; Dan Finn, bass; Matt Lee, drums
YouTube Samples: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulpM9HMOjAU; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhQU53djGwo


Sunday, September 4,  5 to 7:30 pm, Music Charge $20 cash, $21 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Bill Charlap, Solo Piano


THURSDAY JAZZ JAM
Thursday, September 8, 7 to 10 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Trio,  7 to 8; Jam 8 to 10


Friday, September 9, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Martin Wind’s Counterpoint featuring Jim McNeely & Ed Neumeister
Martin Wind, bass; Jim McNeely, piano; Ed Neumeister, trombone


Saturday, September 10 – 44th COTA JAZZ FESTIVAL
Wrist bands needed to enter; no reservations
MAIN STAGE
12:30 Adam Niewood Quartet
2:00 Spencer & Nancy Reed
3:30 Carolyn Leonhart
5:00 Skip & Dan Wilkins Quartet
6:30 The Water Gap Jazz Orchestra

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4:00 Terry & Paul Kleinfelter
5:30 Ron Thomas & Joe Michaels
7:00 Jay Rattman
9:00 Open Jam with Bill Goodwin, Jon Ballantyne & Evan Gregor

Sunday, September 11 – 44th COTA JAZZ FESTIVAL
Wrist bands needed to enter; no reservations
MAIN STAGE
12:30 Andy Bianco Group
2:00 Ryan Devlin & Steve Kortka Quintet
3:30 Marko Marcinko Organic Vibe Trio
5:00 Najwa Parkins Group
6:30 Pete Fluck & The Foztomes

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4:00 Bill Washer & Jon Ballantyne
5:30 Jim Ridl Trio
7:00 Quartette Oblique: Mike Stephans, Dave Liebman, Marc Copland, Drew Gress
9:00 Open Jam with Bill Goodwin, Jon Ballantyne & Evan Gregor


THURSDAY JAZZ JAM
Thursday, September 15, 7 to 10 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Trio,  7 to 8; Jam 8 to 10


Friday, September 16, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Broadway Brassy & The Brass Knuckles
Broadway Brassy, vocals; Marius Van Den Brink, piano; Sam Trapchak, bass; Alex Wyatt, drums


Saturday, September 17, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge $15 cash, $16  credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Dena DeRose & Sherrie Maricle & Noriko Ueda
Dena DeRose, piano, vocals; Sherrie Maricle, drums; Noriko Ueda, bass


Sunday, September 18, 5 to 7:30 pm, Music Charge $12 cash, $13 credit card
Riverside Rhythm Band
19+ big band, made up of local professional & accomplished amateur musicians


THURSDAY JAZZ JAM
Thursday, September 22, 7 to 10 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Trio,  7 to 8; Jam 8 to 10


Friday, September 23, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Sarah Jane Cion Trio – CD Release “It’s Time”
Sarah Jane Cion, piano; Alec Safy, bass; Michael Camacho, drums
Youtube


Saturday, September 24, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge $20 cash, $21  credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Good & Plenty Jazz
Jerry Bergonzi, saxophone; Jesse Green, piano; Gene Perla, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums


Sunday, September 25, 5 to 7:30 pm, Music Charge $15 cash, $16 credit card
Davey Lantz & Tony Marino Duo
Davey Lantz, piano; Tony Marino, bass


Monday, September 26, 7:30 pm to 10, music charge $15 cash, $16 credit card
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 JAZZ JAM
Thursday, September 29, 7 to 10 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Trio,  7 to 8; Jam 8 to 10


Friday, September 30, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $20 cash, $21 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
trioTrio featuring NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan
Sheila Jordan, vocals; Jacob Sacks, piano; David Ambrosio, bass; Vinnie Sperrazza, drums