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The Willie Sordillo Jazz Ensemble at Swampscott by the Sea Summer Concert Series

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 6:00pm

From such exotic locales as Singapore and Hawaii to major music festivals throughout North America, alto saxophonist Willie Sordillo's music has taken him around the world. With the band, Flor de Cana,which he co-founded and co-led, he is a three-time Boston Music Award winner. He has seen an album he produced and which features his playing and compositions become a top 10 hit on the Billboard Magazine World Music listing and heard one of his co-arrangements played on the ever popular "ER" television program.

For this concert he will lead an all-star quartet featuring the multi-talented Marlene on keyboard and vocals, and an elegant rhythm section comprised of Dave Clark on bass and Renato Malavasi on drums.  They will play an eclectic mix of straight ahead jazz, Latin jazz, original compositions, and their take on some pop/rock tunes played in a jazzified way.

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NOTE: The concert will go on rain or shine, but will be moved indoors off the town green into First Church at 40 Monument Avenue if the weather necessitates.   This is the same area as the outdoor venue, so we hope the weather won’t deter you!