Monday, January 21, 2013

Danny Hull: Musically This Week Vol XV, No 18

Hello friends.  Setting a record for late invitations...

Tuesday, 1/22 at the Iris Restaurant     7:30 - 10:30
John Hasselback, Jr - trombone     George Caldwell - piano     Wayne Moose - bass     your host - drum set
John deserves better than so brief an acknowledgement, but it's already 8:00 and I'm just getting to this.  The truth is, we thought we'd try something different this week.  Usually I'll ask our featured guest to choose the rhythm section.  But this time we settled on bass and chords, and then asked Wayne & George who they would like to accompany.  John was the consensus invitee, and a heretofore unheard quartet is born.  Can you join us?  Show your Buffalo pedigree and venture out into the brisk January air.  It's good for what ails you.  The Iris - in the plaza at the intersection of Maple & Sweet Home Roads in Amherst.  831-3271.  Good music, good food, good people, chilled spirits, and a great hang.

Wednesday, 1/23/2013 at the Iris Restaurant     7:30 - 9:30
Buffalo Brass open rehearsal
Were preparing for a concert this Saturday afternoon that you're also invited to.  Stop in for a preview.

Thursday, 1/24 at Milkie's on Elmwood     7:30 - 10:30 CANCELLED 
Rick Strauss, guitar     Michael T. Jones, piano     
God bless Mike Milkie.  The restaurant/bar/entertainment business is in his blood and there's no stopping him.  This week he's celebrating the grand opening of his latest venture.  The former Elmwood Lounge is now Milkie's on Elmwood.  So in a gesture to our tenure at Bobby McGee's we're doing a little Tuesday-on-Thursday.  And the cool thing about this particular quartet is that we are bringing Mike Jones & Rick Strauss together for the first time.  Can you believe that?  All these years and these two brilliant musicians have never shared the muse nor the bandstand!  Can't wait...  Join us?

Saturday at the Hearthstone Manor     12:45 - 1:45 p.m.
The Buffalo Brass
A luncheon concert!  Tickets are available by way of a phone call to 200-6518.

next Tuesday, 1/29 at the Iris Restaurant     7:30 - 10:30
Rocio Gosende, vocals    Bobby Jones, piano     Wayne Moose, bass     your host, drum set     

upcoming at the Iris Restaurant...
Tuesday, 2/5 3 Brothers & a Distant Cousin
Tuesday, 2/19 Doug Stone
Tuesday, 3/5 Dave Schiavone
Tuesday, 5/14 Laurie Bordonaro
Tuesday, 6/4 Western New York Jazz Orchestra


Fifty years ago this August...
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
 - Martin Luther King, Jr

and Friendships.

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