Romolo Chocolates Presents Veteran Saxophonist Eric Alexander

Categories:  Music    Events
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 3:18 PM
By

When veteran tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander appears Saturday night at Romolo Chocolates, he’ll be leading a group that represents the organ-tenor and organ-guitar combos of the 1950s and beyond that added soul jazz to the jazz style book.

Guitarist Paul Bollenback earned his reputation with 16 years and 14 albums with Joey DeFrancesco, arguably the best organist since the great Jimmy Smith. Organ will be in the experienced hands (and feet – for the foot pedals) of Greg Hatza. Hatza has led The Greg Hatza ORGANization for 20 years. Drummer Robert Shahid, who’s played with scads of well-known folks, rounds out the group. – Bob Protzman

6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 11 // Romolo Chocolates, 1525 W. Eighth St. // romolochocolates.com

Erie Reader: Vol. 7, No. 4
Now Available — Pick It Up Today

CURRENT

City faces stark choices in upcoming mayoral primary

When it comes to the city economy and gaming funds, $2.4 million is greater than $550,000.

Working ducks elevated to art in ‘Erie Decoys: Folk Art Sculpture’

Join the conversation

Presque Isle Partnership has a full slate at PI Snow Day.

IN THIS ISSUE

City faces stark choices in upcoming mayoral primary

When it comes to the city economy and gaming funds, $2.4 million is greater than $550,000.

Working ducks elevated to art in ‘Erie Decoys: Folk Art Sculpture’

Join the conversation

Presque Isle Partnership has a full slate at PI Snow Day.

Little Fictions is welcoming, a somber meditation that succeeds in setting a dark, personal mood.

The Bird-while:Poetry of the Great Lakes basin and beyond

I hate him.

Wei-Shin Lai and Jason Wolfe: founders of AcousticSheep

Eight islands to inspire creative fun