March Music Happenings!

Enjoy the Winter Jazz Fest & Simple Gifts musical duo!

 

by Home Page Staff, Diane Eaton - March 4, 2015

Winter Jazz Fest!

It’s time to get “All Jazzed Up” – the Endless Mountain Music Festival’s Winter Jazz Fest is this weekend, March 6-8, here in Wellsboro.

There will be Friday and Saturday evening concerts, a Saturday morning jazz workshop and Sunday brunch with live music by a jazz artist.

The Oswego Jazz Project concert is Friday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Deane Center’s Coolidge Theatre, 104 Main Street. Eric Schmitz on drums, Trevor Jorgensen on saxophone, Robert Auler at the piano and Danny Ziemann on bass will perform a range of jazz styles, including standards, Latin, ballads, contemporary selections and original compositions. The faculty jazz quartet-in-residence at SUNY Oswego, the ensemble has been playing together since 2006 with Ziemann joining them last year.

Audience members will be seated at tables, cabaret style. Snacks and beverages will be available at the concert. Auler said, “It’s all about the music. We want people to come out and have a great time.”

At 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, there will be a jazz workshop with the Oswego Jazz Project and Bram Wijnands in the Deane Center’s Coolidge Theatre. Free and open to the public, the workshop is for jazz lovers of all ages, those who play and those who listen.

Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m., jazz pianist Bram Wijnands will play barrelhouse blues and boogie-woogie in the Penn Wells Hotel dining room. Dinner will be from 5:00 to 7:15 p.m. followed by Wijnands’ performance. “I love talking with the audience and want them to have as much fun as I do.” says Wijnands.

Born in the Netherlands, Wijnands has taught jazz piano at the University of Missouri’s Conservatory of Music since 2000. He has performed with many jazz luminaries.

Sunday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be brunch at the Penn Wells Hotel featuring music by a jazz artist.

A Winter Jazz Fest weekend pass is $90. It includes the Friday and Saturday concerts, Saturday dinner and Sunday brunch. Individual concert tickets are $25, prix fixe dinner is $25 and brunch is $17.

For a weekend pass or tickets, call the Endless Mountain Music Festival at (570) 787-7800 or email www.endlessmountain.net.

To make reservations for the prix fixe dinner and brunch, call the Penn Wells Hotel at (570) 724-2111.

Simple Gifts Concert!

Another opportunity to hear some great music is happening on March 13th with Simple Gifts, who will be performing at the Deane Center Coolidge Theatre at 7:30pm. Simple Gifts is a combination of the talents of Linda Littleton and Karen Hirshon. If you enjoyed the Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy concert in February, you will be interested to know that Simple Gifts has toured with them in the past.

“Two women + twelve instruments = one good time when Simple Gifts takes the stage! Drawing on an impressive variety of ethnic folk styles, this award-winning duo plays everything from lively Irish jigs and down-home American reels to hard-driving Klezmer frailachs, spicing the mix with the distinctive rhythms of Balkan dance music, the lush sounds of Scandinavian twin fiddling, and original compositions written in a traditional style.
Simple Gifts is frequently complimented on their stage presence, which is warm, personal, and accented with humor.” (Source: simplegiftsmusic.com)

You will get to enjoy the music in a more relaxed cabaret style seating. Admission is $20 and there is limited seating, so purchase your tickets soon. For more information, please visit the Deane Center website at deanecenter.com or call (570) 724-6220.

Credits:

Writing: Rhonda Pearson, Diane Eaton

 

Produced by Vogt Media

< Current Stories >

 

See More Current Stories

 

Modeling fall & winter fashion and Christine A. Moore hats

October 20, 2020

 

News, Sports, & Weather with Lauren Gooch

October 20, 2020

 

Landon, Binford combine for 41 points in Troy win

October 19, 2020

 

Bronson, Laudermilch win individual league crowns

October 19, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 17, 2020

 

Krone family runs, paddles & bikes in Step Outdoors event

October 16, 2020

 

Spacious, peaceful home atop the hills above Hills Creek

October 15, 20202 (Previously aired May 23, 2020)

 

Recommendation from Family Medicine Physician Lara Jaussi, DO


October 14, 2020

 

The Eaton Calendar - Update

October 13, 2020

 

Blossburg resident breaks personal growing record

October 13, 2020

 

Keane's 4 touchdowns lead Hornets to Homecoming win

October 12, 2020

 

Lehman's 3 rushing TDs lead North Penn to victory

October 12, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 10-11, 2020

 

News, Sports, & Weather with Lauren Gooch

October 9, 2020

 

Women of all ages enjoy Ladies Night at Tyoga Golf Course

October 9, 2020

 

Take a tour of 214 Earl Circle

October 8, 2020

 

Local bus service gets creative & reinforces safety measures

October 7, 2020

 

A growing audience, a fantastic host, and the best agents ever!

October 6, 2020

 

Pick your pumpkin at Rockberry Farms!

October 5, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

October 3, 2020

 

Support This Year’s Friends of Soldiers + Sailors Campaign

October 2, 2020

 

Keep Tioga County Open!

October 1, 2020

 

Be kind and courageous, and keep Movin’ Together!

September 30, 2020

 

New Blossburg business brings extra flavor to the county!

September 29, 2020

 

Trojans rally from 14-point deficit for 34-21 win

September 28, 2020

 

Highlights from the past week's broadcasts!

September 26, 2020

 

Q&A with Laurel Health Centers' Angela Dixon, CRNP

September 25, 2020

 

Back to Basics with Pastor TJ Freeman

September 24, 2020

 

Hornets end 10-game losing streak with Athens

September 23, 2020

 

Will you help walk dogs, clean, or play with kittens?

September 22, 2020

 
 

Load More Stories