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Tony Miceli & Diane Monroe In Media Pa Wednesday April 17th!

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Tony Miceli Appearing at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County—145 West Rose Tree Road in Media—on Wednesday, April 17th is jazz vibraphonist Tony Miceli
Tony Miceli
Tony Miceli
b.1960
vibraphone
with violinist Diane Monroe
Diane Monroe
Diane Monroe

violin
. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are available only at the door. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Information: 215-517-8337.

Jazz has produced but a few world class vibraphonists through the years. Tony Miceli
Tony Miceli
Tony Miceli
b.1960
vibraphone
, whose playing has been compared to Milt Jackson
Milt Jackson
Milt Jackson
1923 - 1999
vibraphone
and Gary Burton
Gary Burton
Gary Burton
b.1943
vibraphone
, is one. Now in his third decade as a leader, sideman and recording artist, Miceli has played alongside stars such as Dave Liebman
Dave Liebman
Dave Liebman
b.1946
saxophone
, Ken Peplowski
Ken Peplowski
Ken Peplowski
b.1959
clarinet
, John Blake
John Blake
John Blake
1947 - 2014
violin
, Jimmy Bruno
Jimmy Bruno
Jimmy Bruno
b.1953
guitar
and dozens of others. He is a co-founder of the innovative MONKadelphia and a member of the PhilOrch Jazz Ensemble. Violinist Monroe is one of the few players fluent in both classical music and Jazz. As a classical artist, she’s performed all over the world as a soloist and ensemble member. In the world of Jazz, she spent 10 years as first violinist in drummer Max Roach
Max Roach
Max Roach
1925 - 2007
drums
’s legendary Double Quartet and has worked with giants like Dave Grusin
Dave Grusin
Dave Grusin
b.1934
piano
, Joe Lovano
Joe Lovano
Joe Lovano
b.1952
saxophone
, Reggie Workman
Reggie Workman
Reggie Workman
b.1937
bass
and Percy Heath
Percy Heath
Percy Heath
1923 - 2005
bass, acoustic
. Monroe and Miceli are now working on a project that combines Jazz with the influences of classical music.

Accompanying Tony Miceli
Tony Miceli
Tony Miceli
b.1960
vibraphone
and Diane Monroe
Diane Monroe
Diane Monroe

violin
are bassist Tony Marino and drummer Todd Isler.

Remember that April is Jazz Month in the United States and all over the world, making this a more than appropriate time to support Jazz, and all Jazz Bridge events this month. 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. For more details, visit Jazz Bridge.

Tony Miceli
Tony Miceli
Tony Miceli
b.1960
vibraphone
and Diane Monroe
Diane Monroe
Diane Monroe

violin
are available for interviews: please call 610-745-3011 to arrange.


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