Rich Martin

Blues for Betty

Jazz is basically a happy music, though it was born in conditions often not happy at all. That is perhaps especially true of blues songs. Converting sadness into happiness is what they are about. We have recently lost a close friend, a real supporter of local music, of jazz, and of this band in particular. …

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First Wednesday Night at The Bohemian

Band at the Bohemian

Six things to love about The Bohemian — The live music of the Eddie Piccard Trio on the first Wednesday of the month The unique and wonderful art, especially the paintings of Edwin Kieffer. The Bohemian houses the largest collection of Kieffer paintings in any location—“large, vibrant, acrylics portraying the heyday of New Orleans jazz …

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Bourbon Street in Mount Vernon

Musicians with instruments

“Let’s fly down,” says The Bourbon Street Parade.  The Eddie Piccard Quartet and the Busch Brothers flew down and took the audience with them last Saturday, November 13th, at the First Street Community Center in Mount Vernon. The musicians made music and the music made joy.  Definitely a super sonic flight. Thanks to band friend …

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Back in Mount Vernon!!!

Musicians with instruments

We are really looking forward to our concert in Mount Vernon at the First Street Community Center on Saturday, November 13, at 7:00.  Our national period of staying home reminded us how important live music is.  This has been an exciting musical occasion in the past.  We expect excitement on Saturday night–and joy that we …

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Jazz with Dinner: A Great Time

Band playing instruments

We love playing private events! This was an especially fun night because we had a father-son combo on vibes and drums.  But we always enjoy playing private parties and would love to be part of your holiday festivities.