Contributed by Teresa Vitale / Skaneateles Artisans
Artist Opening – 11 Fennell St., Skaneateles. First Friday, October2, 2009, 6:00 – 9:00pm.Skaneateles Artisans on October 2, First Friday, will unveil art donated to a silent auction to support the St James Haiti Clean Water Project and Skaneateles Outreach. Music will be provided by Jazz musicians Ron France and Barry Blumenthal. The silent auction will run through out the month of October. Exhibit runs through 10/31. The gallery offers off-street parking and accepts major credit cards. Visit their website at www.skaneatelesartisans.com. For more information, call 315-685-8580.
Was introduced to music by my father, a trumpeter who played his early years with Stan Kenton’s band… His long time collaboration with Vocalist Ronnie Leigh and Keyboardist Larry Arlotta, led to two Grammy nominated CD’s
Ron has been fortunate to work and/or record with such jazz luminaries as Doc Severinson, Jeff Tyzik, Alan Vizzuti, Nancy Kelly, Cabo Frio and many others.
Currently enjoying the Central New York Music scene and playing with these great upstate groups:
Eye Level with John Rohde, Mark Copani, Jim Johns and Andy Rudy, Ronnie Leigh with Karl Sterling and Marcus Curry Three For All with Karl Sterling and Barry Blumenthal The Great Rochester based band Prime Time Funk with Jimmy Richmond and Dave Cohen.
Hear Ron online: www.RonnieFrance.com
Ron France / www.CNYSignature.com / President
Direct: 315-849-4082 / Email: email@example.com
Began to play the piano at an early age, influenced by his mother, Flora, and introduced to jazz by his father Ted who continues to be one of his greatest influences to this day.
Barry has performed and/or record with many wonderful artists, including Tom “Bones” Malone, Danny D’Imperio, Bruce Johnstone, Jeff Jarvis, Bret Zvacek, Dennis Mackrel, Aretha Franklin, Gary Smulyan, Mark Copani, Nancy Kelly, the Central New York Jazz Orchestra, and is a featured soloist on the critically acclaimed CD, “The Adventures in Jazz Orchestra Celebrates Christmas,” available at cdbaby.com
Hear Barry online: http://www.myspace.com/threeforallband
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