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In Concert - Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet & Rossano Sportiello, piano

Friday, 07 February, 2020

Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:30 p.m.    
University of Scranton Houlihan McLean Center (Mulberry St. at Jefferson Ave.), admission FREE

     Trumpeter Jon-Erik Kellso, leader of The EarRegulars and a member of Vince Giordano's Nighthawks, has enjoyed performing and recording with many of the greatest jazz musicians of our time. Recent engagements include a week in Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola with Wynton Marsalis celebrating Louis Armstrong's Hot 5s and 7s; leading the EarRegulars at the Detroit Jazz Fest and Moab Music Fest; various appearances on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" live Public Radio International show, including a live cinecast to movie theaters everywhere with Elvis Costello; several jazz fest at sea cruises; concerts at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with John Lithgow; tours of the U.S. and Japan with Ken Peplowski's Kingdom of Swing big band; annual appearances in jazz clubs and festivals in New Orleans; and jazz parties, festivals, and concerts all over the world. He can be heard on several tv  and movie soundtracks, including “Ghost World,” "The Aviator," "The Good Shepherd," "Bessie", "Mildred Pierce," "Revolutionary Road," and "Boardwalk Empire," for which the Nighthawks won a Grammy. (

     Rossano Sportiello has performed with many jazz luminaries, such as Slide Hampton, Clark Terry, Barry Harris, Dan Barrett, Kenny Davern, Bucky Pizzarelli, Bob Wilber, Warren Vache, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker, Harry Allen, Howard Alden, Joe Wilder, Eddie Locke, Joe La Barbera, Scott Hamilton, Jake Hanna, Houston Person, Bill Charlap, Dick Hyman, ad many others. Since moving to the U.S. in 2007 he has been in great demand both in the U.S. and abroad.

     Rossano has recorded four award-winning solo piano CDs, and numerous other jazz ensemble CDs.


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