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Quigsy and the Bird
Quigsy and the Bird, the acoustic guitarists Jim Quigley and Jerry Berdan, performed popular Irish pub tunes on Liverpool Public Library's Folk Music Concert on Sunday, March 15.
JD & The Wandering Klezmorim
JD & The Wandering Klezmorim includes bandleader/keyboardist Jonathan Dinkin, vocalist Aveeya Dinkin, trombonist Ryan Zawel, accordionist Bob Alexander, clarinetist Ken Frieden, and trumpeter Ethan Urtz.
The April 19 performance was the last of four concerts of Liverpool Public Library's 2015 8th Annual Folk Music Series: A Musical Mosaic.
The group features the original compositions of band leader- pianist Jonathan Dinkin. His music has been published by Shawnee Press, Boosey and Hawkes and Transcontinental Music Publications. Jonathan has also written the title song for the docudrama Prisoners of Freedom.
This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.
LuBossa! Performs at LPL
On January 19, Liverpool Public Library's 8th Annual Folk Music Series - A Musical Mosaic - featured the ensemble LuBossa!, which specializes in jazz and Bossa Nova. Members include Luba Lesser (soprano), Jason Kessler (guitar and baritone), Darry Pugh (bass), and Josh Dekaney (drums).
Cornet Selections from the Late 19th Century
Thursday, Nov 13 • 7pm
Carman Community Room
Mark Ponzo will present a cornet recital featuring compositions by Arban, Hohne, Liberatti, Damare, and Saint-Seans, accompanied by Alice Valentine on piano. Dr. Ponzo's latest CD will be available for purchase and signature following the recital.