8/19/2018 - Haddonfield

CONCERTS

Sunday, August 19, 2018 – 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.

A charter member of Woody Allen's New Orleans Jazz Band (on piano), Cynthia Sayer has played with legendary jazz artists including Bucky Pizzarelli, Dick Hyman, Les Paul, Wynton Marsalis, and Marian McPartland, as well as leading jazz contemporaries such as Scott Robinson, Wycliffe Gordon, Randy Sandke, Bria Skonberg, Vince Giordano, and others. Cynthia is an inductee into The American Banjo Hall of Fame and has guested on CBS, FOX & ABC network television shows, including Good Morning America and The Morning Show, as well as on NPR's Piano Jazz, BBC Radio, and elsewhere. Her work has been featured in The New York Times (which described Cynthia as "a rarity; a woman who plays banjo with drive and virtuosity"), Down Beat, Fretboard Journal, The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, and countless other international media outlets.

New York City-based trumpeter Mike Sailors has performed in Japan and Europe as well as throughout the United States and Canada. He has appeared at venues such as the Blue Note (Tokyo, Sapporo and New York), Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, The Jazz Standard, Yoshi's (San Francisco), Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, the Bowery Ballroom, and Smalls as well as the Detroit Jazz Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival. Sailors has worked as a sideman for

HADDONFIELD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

The church is located near the center of town, just south of Kings Highway on Warwick Road. Tri-State Jazz Society concerts are held in Fellowship Hall, a large performance space with good acoustics and an excellent piano. There is a free parking lot and the church is two blocks from the PATCO station.

CONCERT ADMISSIONS

 $10 First-timers and members of Tri-State Jazz Society

$20 General Admission

High school and college students with IDs and

younger children with a paying adult are free

Pay at the door - No advance sales or reservations

HADDONFIELD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

29 Warwick Road

Haddonfield, NJ 08033

15 minutes from the Ben Franklin Bridge

Map Directions

Photo by Gary Spector


ON THE WEB

For more about Cynthia and her Joyride band, visit her website at: www.cynthiasayer.com

BAND PERSONNEL

Cynthia Sayer - Banjo, Vocals, Leader

Mike Sailors - Trumpet

Jim Fryer - Trombone

Mike Weatherly - Bass

Larry Eagle - Drums

Cynthia Sayer and her Joyride Band

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bands and artists including the Birdland Big Band, the Fat Cat Big Band, the Baby Soda Jazz Band, the Hot Sardines, the Captain Black Big Band led by Philly native Orrin Evans, The Jason Marshall Big Band, Cynthia Sayer and George DeLancey.  Mike also leads his own small and large groups in and around NYC.

Trombonist Jim Fryer, who has previously appeared twice at TSJS with clarinetist Dan Levinson, currently resides in New York City, where he is one of the busiest brass men and a featured performer with the Titan Hot Seven Jazz Band and Vince Giordano's Nighthawks. In his travels he has shared the stage with Doc Cheatham, Kenny Davern, Butch Thompson, Dave Brubeck, Slide Hampton, Milt Jackson and Rosemary Clooney.

Bassist Mike Weatherly, who performed with Cynthia at her previous TSJS gig four years ago (he was also heard in Haddonfield with Dan Levinson in 2016), has played every style from Big Band to Cajun, Western Swing and Jazz. No stranger to gospel, he is the bassist for the Lafayette Inspirational Ensemble and is regularly featured in the "Sounds of Praise" Gospel brunch series at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He has played for former President Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela, and the 20th anniversary celebration of Pope St. John Paul II. A regular with the Stan Rubin Big Band, he has also performed with The Ed Polcer Allstars, folk singer Pete Seeger, Banu Gibson and many others.

Drummer and percussionist Larry Eagle keeps his musical portfolio diversified. A founding member of Bruce Springsteen's Sessions Band (which won a Grammy for traditional folk music), he has also played on R&B/Soul artist John Legend's Grammy-winning second album, as well as with the late Blues Grammy nominee Odetta. Larry has also been heard with klezmer clarinetist and Grammy nominee Andy Statman, in addition to albums with bluegrass superstar Ricky Skaggs and powerful Jazz/Soul singer Lizz Wright. Larry has performed on The Tonight Show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Good Morning America, PBS, the BBC and an ice-breaking Baltic Sea ferry out of Naantali, Finland.