Every Thursday in April, a free public jazz concert will take place at Tellus360 in Lancaster, each showcasing a different style of jazz.
LANCASTER, Pennsylvania – A union of musicians in central Pennsylvania is teaming up with one of downtown Lancaster’s most popular music venues to produce a special series of live music this April in honor of the month of appreciation of jazz.
The Lancaster & York County Musicians Union (Local 294 American Federation of Musicians) will produce a series of live music events at Tellus 360, located at 24 E. King St.
Every Thursday at 7 p.m., a free public jazz show will take place, each showcasing a different style of jazz.
The concerts are made possible by a grant received through Local 294, the Music Performance Trust Fund.
Here is the schedule of performances:
April 7: Dave Wilson Group (modern jazz)
CD release show featuring Stretching Supreme, a tribute to the great tenor saxophonist John Coltrane. It features Dave on tenor and soprano saxophone, Kirk Reese on piano, Tony Marino on bass and Dan Monaghan on drums; all of whom appeared on the recording.
April 14: Todd Fulginiti Quartet with special guest Bailey Fulginiti (American Songbook)
These timeless and well-known songs are part of the foundations of jazz and have been performed by artists ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to Rod Stewart.
April 21 The Tailgaters (Traditional Jazz)
Also known as New Orleans-style jazz, the upbeat style and energy of this music is infectious. The most notable player in this style is Louis Armstrong.
April 28 – Prime Example (jazz fusion)
Featuring modern and popular musical elements blended with traditional jazz concepts, jazz fusion is a wide-ranging style defined by artists like Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, The Crusaders and many more.