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LuBossa! Performs at LPL
On January 19, Liverpool Public Library's 8th Annual Folk Music Series - A Musical Mosaic - featured the ensemble LuBossa!, which specializes in jazz and Bossa Nova. Members include Luba Lesser (soprano), Jason Kessler (guitar and baritone), Darry Pugh (bass), and Josh Dekaney (drums).
Cornet Selections from the Late 19th Century
Thursday, Nov 13 • 7pm
Carman Community Room
Mark Ponzo will present a cornet recital featuring compositions by Arban, Hohne, Liberatti, Damare, and Saint-Seans, accompanied by Alice Valentine on piano. Dr. Ponzo's latest CD will be available for purchase and signature following the recital.
LPL Spotlights the Hanna Richardson Trio
The Liverpool Public Library’s Fall Concert Series, “From Gershwin to the Everly Brothers,” features the Hanna Richardson Trio on Sunday, October 19 at 2pm in the library’s Carman Community Room. The ensemble will perform classic American music from the Swing Era. Members of the trio include Hanna Richardson (guitar and vocals), Brian Earle (clarinet), and Harry Aceto (bass).
Check out these recordings by Hanna Richardson in the library’s collection:
Folk Music Series Features Tribute to Woody Guthrie
The final concert of LPL’s Folk Music Series: Protest Songs – Music with Meaning will feature Adam Miller performing works by Woody Guthrie on Sunday, April 27 at 2pm in the Carman Community Room.
Miller, autoharpist and singer/songwriter, will also perform songs of the American labor movement. For a sneak preview, check out these CDs available in the library’s music CD collection: