All That Jazz and Dixieland Comes to Mount Vernon

concert poster

Eddie Piccard will once again be serving up “All That Jazz” at the First Street Community Center on Saturday November 19 at 7:00 p.m.  For each Mount Vernon appearance Eddie offers a special highlight, and this year’s performance will feature “Music of New Orleans.”  “My first instrument was a trombone,” Piccard said. “And one of …

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Big Band Classics at Kirkwood with Eddie Piccard

Great night last night (11/12).  The Kirkwood jazz program, under the direction of Joe Perea, put on a concert featuring various jazz combos and the big band.  There were outstanding performances by several of the students. Eddie Piccard appeared with one combo as pianist, playing “Take the A Train.”  Eddie was featured in the big …

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Second Set: Benny Goodman & Matt Dennis

This Friday (1/29) in our Second Set at the Longbranch, we will feature music associated with Benny Goodman and Matt Dennis. Benny Goodman, the King of Swing, needs no introduction.  He was famous both for his big band and for his smalls combos (the most famous of all the combos starred Teddy Wilson, Lionel Hampton, …

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