Wed, October 10, 2018, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
“Feel Great Jazz” Featuring Sax Leads Mark Wardlaw (Alto) & Jordan Wardlaw (Tenor) w/ 17-Piece Jazz Group Wednesday Night Big Band: 3hr Jazz Big Band Show w/ Artist Jase Casabella @ Live Drawing by Jase: 7-10p: Wed. October 10th, 2018 @ The Big Easy, Petaluma, CA. All Ages. No Cover.
Mark Wardlaw is Director of Instrumental Music at Santa Rosa High School, Woodwind Artist @ Transcendence Theatre Company & Santa Rosa Symphony. He is an instructor in the SRJC Music Department teaching the Jazz Band.
Mark has Performed w/ Mel Tormé, Yo-Yo Ma, Jeffrey Kahane, UTE LEMPER, André Watts, Steve Allen, Fred Hersch, David Benoit Music, Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Lou Christie, Joan Rivers, Olivia Newton-John, Neil Sedaka, Judy Collins, Nnenna Freelon, Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, and the rock group YES (official). He’s also played lead alto and clarinet in the Gene Krupa Big Band, and with such jazz notables as Pete Christlieb Tenor Saxophonist, Don Menza, Ernie Watts, Louis Bellson, Jon Faddis, Bob Sheppard, Bob Berg, Bill Watrous and more.
Mark Wardlaw has been active in the Sonoma County, CA music scene for 30+ years. Mark earned a Master’s Degree in Clarinet Performance and Literature from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, and studied privately with clarinetist David Glazer in New York, New York from 1978 through 1979.
Jordan Wardlaw is Mark Wardlaw’s Son & Performs Saxophone Professionally in Transcendence Theatre Company. He Acts as Mark’s Sub in Santa Rosa Symphony & other groups
Jase Casabella will Create Art Inspired by the Show in Front of Your Eyes! He Will even Draw You &/or Your Guests if You Like, Just Ask!
Wednesday Night Big Band Has Played Jazz Music on Wednesday Nights for 4+ Decades…and Many Other Nights Too!
Members of Wednesday Night Big Band have performed w/ Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Dion Warwick, Mel Torme – Verve Records, The O’Jays, Narada Michael Walden, Natalie Cole, Jamie Cullum, Dean Brown, Rosemary Clooney (Official), George Shearing, Frank Sinatra Jr. & the rock band “Starship”.
Make a Generous Donation to Wednesday Night Big Band & Ensure Jazz Big Band Music continues in Northern California @ https://www.gofundme.com/NorcalArts
Relax, Have Some Wine, A Micro Brew or Belgian on Tap, or Gourmet Eats. Yum! Full Dinner Menu from SpeakEasy Restaurant delivered to Your Table. Hang & Feel Live Jazz Big Band Music, Improv & Positive Vibes!
***FREE, NO COVER, ALL AGES.***
The Big Easy: 128 American Aly, Petaluma, California 94952.
Venue/Info/ Dinner Reservations: (707) 776-4631
PARKING: Free & Secure parking @ The Garage on Keller Street across from The Phoenix Theater.
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