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Northwest Philly residents perform Jazz Vespers at Unitarian Church in East Mt. Airy

Gaille Hunter performed at Unitarian Church in E. Mt. Airy on Easter Sunday
Gaille Hunter performed at Unitarian Church in E. Mt. Airy on Easter Sunday

Jazz vocalist and Northwest Philly resident Gaille Hunter performed  Jazz Vespers at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration last April 20th  on Easter Sunday.

 

Gaille was accompanied  by fellow Northwest Philly resident Andy Trackman. They performed jazz standards by Cole Porter, Jule Stern, Kern and Hammerstein, and Frank Loesser, among many others.

 

Gaille has  has written her own “Smooth Blues” repertoire with local musician Ed Wise producing her tracks and charts.  She has performed locally at the 7165 Lounge in Mount Airy and Café at the Mills in East Falls.

 

Andy Trackman has been playing jazz improvisational piano and rock electronic keyboards since his high school days. He has performed as a musical-comedian Big Daddy Graham’s piano player, as a keyboardist and singer in his own musical comedy ensemble, and as the concert accompanist for Greene Street Friends School. He currently performs as the pianist for jazz vocalist Gaille Hunter, performing selections from the classic American Songbook. He is also a keyboardist in the folk/blues rock band Knoxx Street, based in Germantown.

 

The newly created Jazz Vespers series at The Church of the Restoration is held on the third Sunday of each month at 4:30 pm.  There is a ten dollar donation requested and a reception afterward with refreshments. The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration is located at 6900 Stenton Avenue (at the corner of Gorgas Lane) in Philadelphia, PA 19150.

 

For more information, email: uucr-jazzvespers@verizon.net or call: 215-910-2404

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