Jazz At The Peak: Empyrean Isles
Our new series Jazz At The Peak continues with Empyrean Isles, Saturday, February 4th at 5:00PM. Vermont jazzers Edsel Gomez – paino; Glendon Ingalls – bass; Peter Schmeeckle – drums; and David Ellis – trumpet, join forces to bring you an evening of classic jazz, straight ahead. The audience joins the band on stage for a jazz club like experience. This series is an intimate, apres alternative you won’t want to miss!
About the Artists
Glendon Ingalls is one of Vermont’s busiest jazz musicians – performing regularly on double bass, trumpet, and sousaphone. Glendon has been a long time Vermont music educator and currently teaches bass and trumpet at Middlebury College, Castleton University and keeps a busy performance schedule w/ Red Clover Jazz Trio, Onion River Jazz Band, and Maple Leaf 7.
David Ellis is one of the elder statesmen on the Vermont jazz scene, he is featured regularly with The Vermont Jazz Ensemble in the ‘solo trumpet’ chair and has also run Ellis Music for decades, Vermont’s premiere band & music store in Bethel.
Peter Schmeeckle has lived in Stowe, VT since returning home in 2014. Peter formed the Vermont Jazz Trio in 2020 and has been busy promoting music, bringing Bill Pierce, Ray Vega, and even blues hall of famer Joe Louis Walker to Stowe. Peter is an experienced sideman and bandleader and endorses Bosphorus Cymbals.
Jazz at the Peak is made possible in part to the generous support of series sponsor McSoley, McCoy and Co. and by the generous support of the 2022-23 Spruce Peak Arts Season Sponsors:
|Joy and Tom Cronin|
|Edward Jones / Caren Merson||Deborah and Ron Feinstein|
|The Merson Family|
|The Stires-Stark Family Foundation|