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For over 10 years, Andy Lalasis was the bassist who accompanied all the visiting headliners at the legendary Elaine’s lounge, within Atlantic City’s fondly-remembered Steve Wynn's Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino. Those headliners included everyone from Ann Hampton Calloway, Keely Smith, Joanie Sommers, Billy Eckstine and Billy Daniels. Stars booked at Elaines often stayed in town another week just to record with Lalasis and the legendary house trio. And a frequent visitor to Elaines on his off nights? The one and only Francis Albert Sinatra! Andy spent the next 11 years at Resorts Casino as a member of Merv Griffin's Coconut Ballroom Orchestra doing Merv's NY's Eve TV shows and playing for the biggest stars who appeared there

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Paul Jost: Breaking Through

Read "Paul Jost: Breaking Through" reviewed by Gloria Krolak

One of the most endearing moments of jazz vocalist Paul Jost's new solo CD, Breaking Through, in an album of many such moments, is perhaps his chuckle and the “Oh, George," he lets out after a fresh rendition of “Singing in the Rain." Endearing because Jost connects with the listener by the sigh meant for and ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Saxophonist Michael Pedicin In Media On Wed. May 21st!

Saxophonist Michael Pedicin In Media On Wed. May 21st!

The Jazz Bridge Third Wednesdays Neighborhood Concerts Series in Media at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 145 West Rose Tree Road in Media PA presents saxophonist Michael Pedicin on Wednesday, May 21st. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., tickets are $10 / $5 for students and are available only at the door. For info: 215-517-8337 or visit Jazz Bridge. ...

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Jazz Bridge Third Wednesday Concert Series In Media Presents Tom Adams

Jazz Bridge Third Wednesday Concert Series In Media Presents Tom Adams

The Jazz Bridge third Wednesdays, Neighborhood Concerts Series in Media at the Unitarian Universalist Church—145 West Rose Tree Road in Media—presents pianist Tom Adams and his trio on Wednesday, January 15. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., tickets are $10/$5 for students, and are only available at the door. For info: 215-517-8337. Tom Adams, who has worked with ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Vocalist Andrea Pinkett In Media PA, Wed. Nov. 20th!

Vocalist Andrea Pinkett In Media PA, Wed. Nov. 20th!

The Jazz Bridge third Wednesdays, Neighborhood Concerts Series in Media at the Unitarian Universalist Church — 145 West Rose Tree Road in Media — presents singer Andrea Pinkett on Wednesday, November 20th. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., tickets are $10/$5 for students, and are only available at the door. For info: 215-517-8337 or visit Jazz Bridge. In ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Michael Pedicin: Why Stop Now/Ubuntu

Read "Why Stop Now/Ubuntu" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Michael Pedicin, like many a tenor saxophonist, bows at the altar of John Coltrane. Pedicin's work in the past has frequently referenced that iconic figure through theme, spirit, sound and/or song selection, and he continues along a similar path on Why Stop Now/Ubuntu. For his twelfth outing as a leader, Pedicin crafted a ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Andy Lalasis Trio @ Collingswood New Jersey, Thursday Nov. 1st!

Andy Lalasis Trio @ Collingswood New Jersey, Thursday Nov. 1st!

Appearing at Jazz Bridge in Collingswood! at the Collingswood Community Center (30 Collings Avenue in Collingswood, New Jersey) on November 1st is jazz bassist Andy Lalasis and his trio. One show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are only available at the door. For info: 610-745-3011. Jazz Bridge, a 501C public charity ...

A Very Good Night

Label: Dreamcastle Records. LLC.
Released: 2001
Track listing: Champagne, Red Hot Dirty Dame, My Sad Song, I've Got You, Love Ain't Part of that Game, Milk & Honey, A Very Good Night, Got Nothin' Baby, Inseparable, Bye-Bye Baby


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