NEW EVENT ADDED
July 15, 2016 at the Elks Club in Branford
Paul and Joe Midiri
Once again Jeff and Joel’s House Party is bringing our fans an exceptional evening of jazz performed by the inimitable musicians Paul and Joe Midiri, the Midiri Brothers and musician and impresario Jeff Barnhart.
Venue: the Elks Lodge in Branford. Great new home with plenty of parking and beverages available. (No food.) Click on the venue tab for directions.
Date: Friday, July 15 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Tickets: $30 per person in advance by contacting 203-208-1481. Open unreserved seating.
The Midiri Brothers have had a long and celebrated career honing their craft in jazz, big band, swing music, and classical. As regular performers at jazz festivals across the nation, the Midiri Brothers have entertained audiences with their creative style and energy. Joe Midiri is considered a virtuoso of clarinet and saxophone and a noted jazz educator. Paul’s varied talents include vibraphone, drums, and trombone. The flexibility and caliber of performers of the Midiri Brothers group has earned them a reputation for excellence and creative style. Among their many recordings, is an eclectic blend of music on their latest CD “City Lights.” Don’t miss an opportunity to enjoy some fine music and great showmanship!
Jeff Barnhart is an internationally renowned pianist, vocalist, arranger, bandleader, recording artist, composer, educator and entertainer who began his professional career at age 14 playing and entertaining four nights a week in a restaurant in his home state of Connecticut. Here he began to learn the classic swing, jazz and ragtime repertoire of the early 20th century. The 21st century has found Jeff constantly appearing as a soloist, guest artist and pianist at jazz parties, festivals, clubs and cruises throughout the world. Due to his versatility, vast repertoire and vibrant energy, Jeff is in increasing demand as a participant in international jazz events as either soloist or as pianist in All-Star Jazz ensembles.