The Buffalo Philharmonic Big Band, led by BPO saxophonist Sal Andolina, will present a free concert in the Rigas Family Theater of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22.
Along with the BPO’s trumpet and trombone sections, the band features some of the region’s finest jazz musicians, such as saxophonists Bruce Johnstone and Dave Schiavone, pianist Mike Jones, trumpeter Herb Smith, drummer Dave Mancini, and vocalist Colleen Williams.
The program will include well-known big band works such as “Take The ‘A’ Train,” “April In Paris,” and “Swingtime In The Rockies.”
The concert is sponsored by a grant from St. Bonaventure University’s Martine-Keenan endowment.
SBU community members may want to ensure their seating by calling the Quick Center Box Office at 375-2494 to reserve general admission tickets. A limited number of free tickets have been set aside for members of the general public, who are asked to call the box office to reserve them.
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