Jazz musicians perform classic songs

By Jorge Aldaco Jazz Town Buffet harmonized the night with soothing uplifting tunes that had the audience wanting more. The soothing tunes involved Latin beats that made the audience excited in the S2 Recital hall on Friday. The four musicians that make up the ensemble, Dan Sawyer, Henry Newmark, Sergio Minervini and Grandville Young, took their places on stage to perform for a modest audience. The group performed a number…

March 8, 2017

Frank Potenza Trio thrills ELAC audience

  By Vivian Ramirez The Frank Potenza Trio entertained music lovers last Friday in the S2 Recital Hall for this month’s First Friday Jazz Series. The Trio features Frank Potenza, jazz guitarist and Studio/Jazz Guitar Department Chair at USC’s Thornton School of Music. The rest of the Trio comprised of Joe Bagg on the organ and Charles Ruggiero playing the drum set. A protégé of guitar legend Joe Pass, Potenza’s…

October 9, 2012