Jazz Week: The Trombone Giants +One George Garzone

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Saturday, April 25, 2015 @ 7pm

@ The West End Museum

$10 Donation / $5 Member Donation

This concert features a sextet playing original compositions by John Licata. The group includes Licata and Michael Wang on trombone, George Garzone on tenor sax, John Arcaro on piano, Dave Gold on bass and Tom Goodkind on drums. For more than 40 years, Licata has perfected his craft as a jazz trombonist and composer. He has played with such greats as Jimmy Dorsey, Alan Dawson and Danilo Perez. Saxophonist George Garzone is a member of The Fringe, a jazz trio founded in 1972. He is also an educator at Berklee, New England Conservatory, Longy School of Music, New York University and The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. Trombonist, composer and arranger Michael Wang has performed at countless venues worldwide including Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC and Blue Note in Taipei, Taiwan. He is currently attending Berklee on the exclusive Presidential Scholarship. Pianist and recording artist John Arcaro is a piano professor at Berklee as well as artist-in-residence at Centro-Cultural Costariccense Norteamericano in Costa Rica. He has performed with many jazz greats including Bob Moses, Gray Sargent and Alan Dawson as well as with Diahann Carroll, Vic Damone and The Drifters.

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