Tonight’s lineup of excellent local musicians:
Tom Smith, trombone, performed in New Orleans for four years with Pete Fountain, and he’s also worked with the Platters, Sam Donahue, and the Dorsey Brothers.
Trumpeter Les Sutorious, named an All-American high school bandsman out of New York, first played in NC while a student at UNC; he plays in the Cypress Landing Dixieland Jazz Band, too.
Erik Rudd, on saxophone and clarinet, plays over 20 instruments and has also performed with many big bands and symphonies.
Keyboardist and Fountain favorite Jimmy Aycock was the first Carolina Icon and has performed jazz and classical music world-wide.
Drummer Jon Wacker, who teaches percussion at ECU, has accompanied Debbie Reynolds, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., and a host of others.
Bassist Tony Moseley is the retired director of the Marine Band at Camp Lejeune.
Plus bandleader & guitarist Steve Creech, who put the band together just for tonight’s show.
Tags: Concert, Dixieland, jazz, popular