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Drummer joins in Kenton tribute PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 28 March 2013 10:05
TOLEDO - Drummer Peter Erskine, who joined the Stan Kenton Orchestra at 17, will be featured artist during the Toledo Jazz Orchestra's tribute to the bandleader April 6 at 8 p.m. the Valentine Theatre.
This is the second year in a row Erskine has played in the jazz orchestra's annual Kenton concert.
Also featured will be John Harner who played lead trumpet for Kenton during Erskine's tenure in the early 1970s. He made his mark with his feature "Send in the Clowns" on the "Kenton '76" album. The arrangement will be performed in Toledo.
Also on the program will be standbys "Peanut Vendor," "I Remember You" and "Intermission Riff" as well as "My Funny Valentine" and a number of pieces from the pen of Lennie Niehaus.
Tickets to the concert are $22 to $32 and are available at thetoledojazzorchestra.org, the theater's box office at 400 North Superior St. or by calling (419) 242-2787.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 March 2013 07:42

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