LOWER MAKEFIELD >> The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation (1505 Makefield Road, Yardley 19067) will be hosting its first Jazz & Joe concert with The Jazz Sanctuary Quintet from Philadelphia. The special event will take place on Thursday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
The Quintet will feature esteemed players from around the region including Randy Sutin on vibes; Eddie Etkins on saxophone, clarinet, and flute; Alan Segal on bass; Leon Jordan, Sr., on drums; and James Del’Orefice on piano. A time of coffee and dessert will follow this memorable performance.
General admission seating is available with a $5 suggested donation. Proceeds will benefit the ministries of Church of the Incarnation. More information is available by calling the church office at (215) 295-2259.
Jazz pianist and vocalist Jay Daniels is the music director at Incarnation. “We truly believe that music brings people together,” says Jay, “regardless of their background, faith, or creed. This is an opportunity for us to open our doors to the community and invite others to come together during this Jazz & Joe event. We’re looking forward to sharing this evening of jazz music with our neighbors.”
During this concert, the Jazz Sanctuary Quintet will feature some of the classic jazz standards by Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, and other prolific songwriters from the Great American Songbook.
As a non-profit entity, The Jazz Sanctuary Inc. partners with a number of area churches and other charitable organizations to promote the art of jazz through live performances and music education. More information on The Jazz Sanctuary Inc. can be found at their website http://www.thejazzsanctuary.com