Tri-State Jazz Society Presents...
Tex Wyndham And His Red Lion Jazz Band - August 18, 2013
PHILADELPHIA - Tex Wyndham and his Red Lion Jazz Band will play for Tri-State Jazz Society on Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. This concert will be at Haddonfield United Methodist Church, 29 Warwick Road, Haddonfield, NJ 08033. The Red Lion Jazz Band has been the Delaware Valley's leading revivalist Dixieland combo for 49 years. Half-price admission is $10, available for first-time attendees and members; general admission is $20. High school and college students with IDs and children accompanied by a paying adult are free. Pay at the door; there are no advance sales or reservations. The church is about 15 minutes from central Philadelphia via the Ben Franklin Bridge. There's free parking. For information call (856) 720-0232 or visit: www.tristatejazz.org.
The Red Lion Jazz Band
Tex Wyndham - Cornet, Leader
The Haddonfield United Methodist Church is located near the center of town, just south of Kings Highway on Warwick Road. Tri-State Jazz Society concerts are held in Fellowship Hall, a large performance space with good acoustics and an excellent piano. There is a free parking lot and the church is two blocks from the PATCO station.
Steve Barbone - Clarinet
John Tatum - Trombone
Jon Williams - Piano
Pat Meitzler - Banjo
Dave Kee - Bass Saxophone
The Red Lion Jazz Band has been the Delaware Valley's leading revivalist Dixieland combo for 49 years. Leader Tex Wyndham has a national reputation both as a performer and an authority on early jazz. He can be heard on some 40 recordings including performances with Wild Bill Davison, Maxine Sullivan, and Banu Gibson. He is the author of Texas Shout: How Dixieland Jazz Works and in 1998 was nominated for a National Heritage Fellowship in Folk and Traditional Arts. The Red Lions play a cross-section of America's popular music from about 1895 to 1930 including blues, marches, cakewalks, and rags.
Author, scholar, versatile musician, and singer, Tex Wyndham is a recognized authority on ragtime and early jazz. He performs as a ragtime soloist, band pianist, and as cornetist and leader of the Rent Party Revelers, the Red Lion Jazz Band, and the MTB (Margery Thompson Birthday) Jazz Band. A prolific author, he's been writing columns and ragtime and classic jazz reviews over the last 35 years for publications including The American Rag, The Mississippi Rag, and Rag Times. He has published more reviews of ragtime and Dixieland jazz than any other U.S.-based writer. The Red Lions have performed for years at various area venues including Wilmington's Radisson Hotel and the prestigious Green Room of Wilmington's Hotel Dupont.
Haddonfield United Methodist Church
CONTACT: Sally Cannon
TRI-STATE JAZZ SOCIETY
P.O. Box 896
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Tri-State Jazz Society, formed in 1988, is dedicated to the preservation and live performance of traditional jazz including Dixieland, swing, ragtime, and boogie-woogie. All concerts are open to the public and feature leading professional small jazz bands and soloists. Monthly concerts are presented at venues throughout the Philadelphia area. The society is a non-profit educational corporation supported by its members.
Photo credits: "Photo by Jim McGann" (all photos)
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