DR. JAZZ AND THE JAZZBUGS
DATE: Saturday, July 30th
EVENT: Jazz on the Patio
ADDRESS: Megalomaniac Winery
TIME: 3PM – 6PM
Brian Bauer, aka “Dr. Jazz”— leader, vocals, clarinet & saxes
Will Wilson, guitar, banjo, vocals
Ed Woods, upright bass, vocals
It’s hot jazz from the 1920’s and 30’s! vigorous musicianship! harmony vocals!
Leader Brian Bauer (clarinet/sax)— formed first jazz band in elementary school; has accompanied artists including Leon Redbone, Alex Pangman, John Hammond Jr.,Joe Venuti and bluegrass legend Bill Monroe.
Will Wilson (guitar, banjo)— founding member of Toronto’s Rainbow Gardens Orchestra, cruise ship work on the Princess Line; guest banjoist for Niagara Sympony’s 1998 Gershwin salute.
Ed Woods (bass)— frequent gigs in Buffalo with wide variety of jazz pianists and bands, including the Jump Kings.
We’ve been together for about five years, with a regular Sunday night gig at Nietzche’s bar in Buffalo for about three years; have done special events including the Lewiston Jazz Festival and the Elmwood Village Festival.
Hot jazz and ragtime, 1920’s vintage clothing, harmony vocals…
Dr. Jazz has been called “the hardest working man in vaudeville”…