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Valentine’s Day Jazz at the Jamesport Meeting House
February 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Island Jazz Express will play a Valentine’s Day concert on Wednesday, February 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Jamesport Meeting House featuring big band and vocal music of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, George Gershwin, and more! Tickets are $20 and available at www.jamesportmeetinghouse.org or at the door.
The Island Jazz Express is an 18-piece big band on eastern Long Island that performs a wide variety of vocal and instrumental music, from straight-ahead to progressive jazz, and classics from the American song book. Founded 35 years ago by Gordon Hurley, a pianist who played for the troops in WWII and with many of the famous big bands of the time, the IJE is now led by David M. Brandenburg, a composer and former longtime director of the Yale Jazz Ensemble, and features dynamic vocalist Marguerite Volonts.
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