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Valentine’s Day Jazz at the Meeting House

February 14, 7:30 pm9 pm.

The Island Jazz Express will play a Valentine’s Day concert at the historic Jamesport Meeting House featuring big band and vocal music of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, George Gershwin, and more!

The Island Jazz Express is an 18-piece big band on eastern Long Island that performs a wide variety of vocal and instrumental music, from straight-ahead to progressive jazz, and classics from the American song book. Founded 35 years ago by Gordon Hurley, a pianist who played for the troops in WWII and with many of the famous big bands of the time, the IJE is now led by David M. Brandenburg, a composer and former longtime director of the Yale Jazz Ensemble, and features dynamic vocalist Marguerite Volonts.