Friday, April 3, 2020
The Octet, a small Jazz ensemble comprised of 8 musical friends, will be making its debut at Whirled Pies Friday April 3rd 9:00-11:00. The Octet will play two short sets of music composed by Jazz Legends Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, etc., Black American Spirituals and tunes from the Great American Songbook. Our musical objective is performing the great American Art Form, Jazz.
The Octet members are Nicole McCabe, Alto Saxophone & Clarinet; Roger Woods, Baritone Saxophone & Bass Clarinet; Joe Manis, Tenor Saxophone/Clarinet/Flute; Matt Hettwer, Trombone; Paul Krueger, Trumpet & Flugelhorn; Dan Gaynor, Piano; Garrett Baxter, Bass; and Ken Mastrogiovanni, Drums.