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Alan Broadbent Trio at the Deer Head Inn

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Alan Broadbent Trio
Deer Head Inn
Delaware Water Gap, PA
August 11, 2018

Believe you me, it wasn't by choice that I hadn't been to the Dear Head Inn in a few years to take in some great jazz in its secluded setting on a wooded hill ...


Delaware Water Gap jazz legend Phil Woods dies

Delaware Water Gap jazz legend Phil Woods dies

Jazz legend Phil Woods died Tuesday morning, according to Bensing-Thomas Funeral Home in Stroudsburg. He was 83 years old. Woods, who lived in Delaware Water Gap since 1976 and is one of the founders of the prestigious DWG Celebration of the Arts jazz and arts festival, recorded with jazz visionaries as Quincy Jones, Clark Terry, Thelonious Monk, Benny ...


Two Trumpets Floored at the Deer Head Inn

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The stage of the legendary Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA, straddles the dark brown barroom and the red dining room, dividing it smack in the middle. It's big enough for a quartet if one of them plays piano. On this night in late April, trumpeter Alan Gaumer invited Chris Persad, also a trumpeter, ...


Zoot Fest 2014

Zoot Fest 2014

Jazz enthusiasts, get ready for a day of listening pleasure! Tickets are now on sale for East Stroudsburg University's fourth annual Zoot Fest, a day of jazz music honoring legends Al Cohn and Zoot Sims. Zoot Fest will take place from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Innovation Center, located at ...


Michael Stephans / Spatial Edition: Open Spaces

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Michael Stephans--educator and published author of prose and poetry--also happens to be a master jazz drummer and percussionist. The Miami-born Stephans, who these days lives in the surprisingly jazz-heavy Pennsylvania Poconos, has performed with world renowned horn players like Pharoah Sanders, Dave Liebman and Bennie Maupin, as well as Grammy-winning pianist, Alan Broadbent, among others. On ...


Sixth Annual Scranton Jazz Festival

Downtown Scranton is the place to be this weekend, especially if you love jazz. The sixth annual Scranton Jazz Festival kicks off Friday night. Thousands of music fans are expected and businesses are ready to welcome them to the Electric City. If you are looking to stay at the Hilton in downtown Scranton, you won't be able to get ...


Jazz Focus at Keystone Camp

Brian Wilensky Abington Journal Correspondent LA PLUME--Keystone College will host its third annual Jazz Institute next week featuring some of the area's leading jazz musicians. The Keystone College Jazz Institute is a weeklong day camp where young jazz players can learn from jazz artists such as Marko Marcinko, James Buckley, Tom Hamilton, Tony Marino, Eddie Severn and Bill ...


Scranton Jazz Fest "Jazz Walk" Schedule

The Radisson Hotel Trax Bar, 700 Lackawanna Ave- Friday and Saturday French Jazz Vocalist Ilona Knopfler with the Steve Rudolph Trio 9:30PM-1AM

The Hilton Out Door Patio, Adams Ave.- Friday-Jim Buckley and Friends ...Saturday-The Dan Yoder Jazz Quartet 9:30PM- 1AM

The Hilton Out Door Patio Happy Hours 5:30pm til 8:30 Friday-TBA Sat...Jim Buckely and ...