Jazzing the day away

Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 8:00 am

 

Of the Charlottesville Swing Orchestra: John D’Earth on trumpet, Jeff Decker on alto sax, Robert Jospe on drums and Peter Spaar on bass.

Of the Charlottesville Swing Orchestra: John D’Earth on trumpet, Jeff Decker on alto sax, Robert Jospe on drums and Peter Spaar on bass.

The Rappahannock Concert Association hit another one out of the park when it filled Northumberland High School’s auditorium with an audience that stood to cheer the Charlottesville Swing Orchestra when it finished its concert Saturday afternoon.
The orchestra, led by trumpeter John D’Earth had the crowds’ feet tapping as it offered pieces from jazz greats such as Count Basie, Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington. Featured singer Stephanie Nakashian nearly lifted the roof with her rendition of…

—Read the full story in the March 19 issue of the Northumberland Echo, on stands now!

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