On Saturday, Sept. 24th, saxophonist Larry McKenna
will be celebrating the life and legacy of one of the progenitors of jazzJelly Roll Morton
with a dynamite traditional jazz band that will include trumpeter Al Harrison
, trombonist Clarence Watson
, pianist Tom Lawton
, bassist Ed Wise
and drummer Jimmy Coleman
This unique concert, which will raise money for two important nonprofits in the area dedicated to jazz, and will take place from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church
, 708 S. Bethlehem Pike, in Ambler, PA.
There will be free refreshments. Tickets: $15 at the door. $18 via credit card or online
. For more information, please call 215-517-8337.Seating is limited.
All proceeds from the concert will be divided equally between Jazz Bridge
, a charity that aids local jazz and blues musicians in crisis, and Regol Concerts
, an organization dedicated to audience education in classical and jazz.