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Dave Wilson

Dave Wilson is a leading jazz saxophonist, recording artist, band leader, composer, and educator in the Central PA/ Delaware Valley area, with a very active venue and festival schedule as both a leader of his own groups and as a sideman. Born and raised in Bronxville, N.Y., Dave Wilson began his music studies in the fourth grade. Wilson has evolved into a striking saxophonist with chops and maturity of tone that invokes passions and enthusiasm when listening to his vocabulary in jazz. He has studied with saxophonists Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano, Bill Barron, Ralph Lalama, Tim Price, Glenn Guidone, Tom Strohman, as well as with guitarist Steve Giordano and pianist Kirk Reese

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Jazz Near You Imports more events through InstantSeats Affiliation

Jazz Near You Imports more events through InstantSeats Affiliation

Jazz Near You, the Internet's largest aggregator and distributor of jazz event and venue information has collaborated with InstantSeats to provide event and ticketing information for several Mid-Atlantic jazz venues. "Our goal is to present the most comprehensive jazz events calendar and importing InstantSeats events helps us take another step towards reaching that goal," says Jazz Near ...

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Suzanne Cloud On Jazz History In Hershey PA, 10/29/2012

Suzanne Cloud On Jazz History In Hershey PA, 10/29/2012

Jazz singer and writer Suzanne Cloud will at the Hershey Free Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue, in Hershey, PA, on October 29, 2012 at 6 p.m. to present Commonwealth Cool, a jazz history talk sponsored the Pennsylvania Humanities Council through their Commonwealth Speakers Bureau program, which offers humanities experiences throughout the state that affect the everyday lives ...

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Jay Vonada Trio to release new CD "Red Pajamas"

Jay Vonada Trio to release new CD "Red Pajamas"

The Jay Vonada Trio, based in State College PA, will release their debut CD Red Pajamas on January 21, 2012. The group consists of Jay Vonada on Trombone, Alex Sell on Organ and Kevin Lowe on the drums. The album will feature nine original compositions, seven by Vonada and one each by Sell and Lowe. The group ...

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Aaron Goldberg's Trio with Omer Avital and Eric Harland in Harrisburg on Sunday, February 20th

Aaron Goldberg's Trio with Omer Avital and Eric Harland in Harrisburg on Sunday, February 20th

The Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz are proud to present the Aaron Goldberg Trio with Aaron Goldberg (piano), Omer Avital (bass) and Eric Harland (drums) on Sunday, February 20th, beginning at 6 PM. Opening at 5 pm will be the Bucknell University Jazz Band, under the direction of Barry Long. The concert will take place in the small ...

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Tim Warfield Organ Band with Terrell Stafford in Harrisburg on November 14th

Tim Warfield Organ Band with Terrell Stafford in Harrisburg on November 14th

Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz presents the Tim Warfield Organ Band, with special guest Terrell Stafford on trumpet, live in concert Sunday, November 14th at 6pm. The Tim Warfield Organ Band, with special guest Terrell Stafford is the last of our 2010 monthly concert series sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz. We'll celebrate the release ...

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The Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz Are Proud to Present Poncho Sanchez and His Group Sunday, Oct 17th at the the Hilton Harrisburg , Beginning at 6 P.M.

The Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz Are Proud to Present Poncho Sanchez and His Group Sunday, Oct 17th at the the Hilton Harrisburg , Beginning at 6 P.M.

The Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz are proud to present Poncho Sanchez and his group Sunday, Oct 17th, beginning at 6 p.m. A Youth band from an area high school or college will open the Concert's with a 5 pm performance. The concert will take place at the The Hilton Harrisburg located at 1 North 2nd Street, Harrisburg PA 17101. Phone: ...

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Dave Wilson Quartet Releases "Spiral" on Summit Records

Dave Wilson Quartet Releases "Spiral" on Summit Records

The CD is out! Spiral by the Dave Wilson Quartet, featuring Dave on tenor and soprano saxophones, was released officially on June 15th, courtesy of Summit Records, a nationally based label, located in Phoenix, Arizona. This features 6 original compositions in a contemporary mode including “Spiral," “Ocean Blue," “Movin' On," “Remembering," "Summer Breezes," and “Like GS 2"; plus unique arrangements ...

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Jazz Guitarists Kevin Eubanks, John Pizzarelli Featured at Gettysburg Festival

GETTYSBURG, PA (June 9, 2010)--Gettysburg is best known as a town where the North met the South in 1863, but this June in Gettysburg, the East meets West--that is, the East Coast style of jazz meets the West Coast style of jazz in a dynamic Gettysburg Festival lineup.

Guitarist Kevin Eubanks, although a Philadelphia native, personifies ...

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A Salute to Women in Jazz: 30th Anniversary Central PA Jazz Festival

A Salute to Women in Jazz: 30th Anniversary Central PA Jazz Festival

It is with the greatest pride that the Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz (CPFJ) announces its 30th Anniversary Jazz Festival entitled “A Salute to Women in Jazz." The Festival will be held on June 10-12, 2010 at the Hilton Harrisburg & Towers, Second Floor Ballroom, One North Second Street In Harrisburg, PA and at the other ...