The Mason Warrington Orchestra: An Afternoon with Irving Berlin
December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$25 – $27
The Southern Tier’s biggest big band returns to the Firehouse Stage to perform all of your Irving Berlin favorites. The ensemble has been led for the past twenty-five years by music director Hank Slechta. Current personnel includes saxophonists Bob Pompi, Tim Donlin, Hank Slechta and Jeremy Corcoran; trumpeters Alan Howell, Corky Klinko, Nate Sodeur and Larry West; trombonists Mike Rohrbach, Warren Harrold and Mike Nave; pianist Jim Ford, bassist Tom Federowicz, drummer Brad Nemcek and vocalists Judy Giblin and Ralph Muro. The orchestra has established itself as the “house” big band at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage, where it plays to full houses twice annually. The band also performs regularly at several summer concert series throughout central New York and plays for many social, corporate, charitable and educational events. Its annual appearances at Jazz Vespers at Binghamton’s First Congregational Church and at the Oakdale Mall during the Christmas season have become audience favorites.
Dates, times, locations, performers, and prices are subject to change.