Sunday, May 15th
4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier
This performance will feature a host of first call Jazz musicians led by David O’Rourke. From the New York Jazz scene, they will highlight the original scores of Ellington, Basie and Riddle. Born and raised in Dublin, O’Rourke currently leads and writes for his own 20-piece band (The O’Rourkestra) at the Zinc Bar NYC, composing and arranging including recent commissions for the City of Dublin Jazz Orchestra while continuing to perform in the New York/New Jersey/Philadelphia jazz clubs. Vocalist Sachal Vasandani is recognized for his singular voice, with a tone and unique phrasing that marks him as one of the most compelling voices today.
Other personnel for this performance will include:
Saxes: Tim Ries – Alto and woodwind, David Lee Jones – alto and woodwind, Mary Lou Newnam, Jonathan Ragonese and Doug DeHays. Read more about the Sax section.
Trombones: Ryan Keberle, Nick Finzer, Clark Gayton and James Borowski – (bass). Read more about the guys in the Trombone section.
Rhythm Section: Neal Kirkwood – Piano, Howard Paul – guitar, Peter Washington – Bass, and Lewis Nash Drums. Read more about the Rhythm section.