Thursday, August 12, 2010

Local Music: Princeton Landing's Warren Fioretti

On Friday, August 27, Princeton Landing's Warren Fioretti will be playing with the Tigertown Dixieland Band at Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton. Warren (second from left) is a professional jazz musician. He has performed with the bands of Les Elgart, Buddy Morrow, Nelson Riddle, Rob Stoneback, and Brass Transit. He has also appeared in the backup bands for Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Bobby Shew, Arturo Sandoval, Bill Watrous, Jeff Jarvis, and the Manhattan Transfer. Warren is the husband of Mari Molenaar, a member of the FVCSA Board of Directors.

The Tigertown Dixieland Band has been a popular jazz/Dixie band in the Princeton area since the late 1990s. The band features Dotty Westgate on keyboard and vocals; Jerry D'Anna on bass; Scott Ricketts, trumpet; Pete Reichlin, trombone; Dave Stier, percussion; and Warren on clarinet.

The concert begins at 7:30 pm, rain or shine. Tickets are $10 for the concert or $12 for concert and grounds. To purchase concert tickets in advance, call 609-586-0616. Prior to the concert, The Peacock Café at Grounds For Sculpture will be serving specials inspired by the night's theme; reservations can be made for the Café at 609-890-6015.