Appearing at the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church, 13 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave, Philadelphia, PA, on Thursday February 10th will be pianist Neil Podgurski
with bassist Brian Howell
and drummer Wayne Smith
. One show: 7:30-9PM.
Known throughout Philadelphia as a prodigious pianist, Neil Podgurski has been performing for 19 years up and down the East Coast. A product of the New School in New York City, Podgurski studied under Reggie Workman
, Joe Chambers
and Jackie Byard
. Currently, Podgurski is currently a member of the Tim Warfield
Group, the Victor North
Quartet, and Orrin Evans
' Captain Black Big Band. His group New Fire released a CD called Revolutions in 2006 that was voted one of the top listener favorites on WRTI-FM. Neil has shared the stage with Nicholas Payton, Stefon Harris, Tim Warfield, Terell Stafford, Frank Tiberi, George Garzone, Bootsie Barnes, Jimmy Oliver, John Swana, and Mickey Roker.
Tickets: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. Free Refreshments and free on site parking
This concert is sponsored by Jazz Bridge, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that assists our local jazz and blues musicians in crisis.