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Rich Willey: Down & Dirty

Read "Down & Dirty" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Back in 2001, trumpeter/composer/educator Rich Willey released a critically acclaimed album titled Gone with the Piggies (CAP Records). As a result, a savvy audience has followed him cult-like ever since. With Down and Dirty, the former Maynard Ferguson standout delivers a bacchanalia presentation both as player and composer, surrounded by a unit of Los Angeles' finest ...

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Rich Willey's Boptism Big Band: Down & Dirty

Read "Down & Dirty" reviewed by Jack Bowers

What's in a name? While that maxim remains a matter for debate, don't let this particular name mislead you. In the parlance of trumpeter Rich Willey's Los Angeles-based Boptism Big Band, Down & Dirty translates into well-scrubbed & swinging. There's really no better way to describe the performance of eleven of Willey's wide-ranging compositions and one ...

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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: ...