Dave Posmontier In Media, PA On Wednesday, March 20!

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Dave Posmontier
Jazz Bridge in Media! presents pianist Dave Postmontier at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County — 145 West Rose Tree Road in Media - on Wednesday, March 20th. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are available only at the door. Show time is 7:30. Information: 215-517-8337.

It’s hard to remember a time when pianist, arranger, composer and educator Dave Posmontier wasn’t a vital part of the Philadelphia jazz landscape. He’s been at it for almost 40 years, first hitting the area scene in a big way via an organ trio with drummer Mickey Roker
Mickey Roker
Mickey Roker
and saxophonist Robert "Bootsie" Barnes. Still recalled fondly in these parts and beyond was the ground-breaking group he began co-leading with brother Rich in 1980: The Postmontier Brothers Quintet played concerts, the best clubs, recorded an acclaimed album of original music, and were all over the radio. Postmontier has never ceased evolving or creating. He’s appeared in concerts and on recordings with John Swana
John Swana
John Swana

, Grover Washington, Jr.
Grover Washington, Jr.
Grover Washington, Jr.
1943 - 1999
; James Moody
James Moody
James Moody
1925 - 2010
, David "Fathead" Newman
David "Fathead" Newman
1933 - 2009
sax, tenor
, toured internationally with his own Klingon Klezmer ensemble, and has of late become increasingly involved in music education. Since the early 1990s, he’s been on the roster of artists of Musicopia, the pioneering music-ed nonprofit, and performs in clinics and educational concerts with, among others, violinist John Blake
John Blake
John Blake
1947 - 2014
and percussionist Leon Jordan Jr.
Leon Jordan Jr.
Leon Jordan Jr.


For information, call 610-745-3011 or log on to Jazz Bridge.

Jazz Bridge is a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization dedicated to assisting area jazz and blues musicians in need. Their Jazz Bridge in Media program is one in a series at this venue, along with four other area locales.

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