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The Ann Hutchins Band

 

Saturday, November 1st at 7:30pm

This local group of talented musicians will play a fun mix of Latin, Swing and R&B, featuring songs by Harold Arlen, Cole Porter and Kurt Weill. Jazz and pop standards from the 1950's and 1960's will also be in the mix, as well as some of Hutchins' own original songs.

The band is comprised of Ann Hutchins, lead vocals; Kenny Cifone, congas and trumpet; Glendon Ingalls, bass and trumpet; Rob Zollman, percussion; Steven MacLauchlan, saxophone and flute; and Chuck Miller, piano.

A native Vermonter and lifelong musician, Ann Hutchins is a classically trained soprano who happily fell off the page to sing jazz and other contemporary styles of music. She has studied at the Tanglewood Institute and Crane School of Music. Hutchins has been singing and teaching throughout the state of Vermont for 20 years. She is also a certified body-centered therapist, practicing resonant kinesiology. Hutchins has used these disciplines to develop teaching methods that are streamlined and fun.

Kenny Cifone is currently teaching middle school music at Otter Valley Union High School. He is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music and Queens College. Cifone plays in many local bands including the Keating Five, Feral Godmother, Enerjazz and the Brandon Town Band.

Bass player Glendon Ingalls is a multi-instrumentalist who performs regularly on string bass, electric bass, valve trombone, sousaphone and trumpet. He is a trumpet and string bass instructor at Middlebury College. Ingalls has recorded with a wide variety of groups including the Vermont Jazz Ensemble and Onion River Jazz Band.

Percussionist Rob Zollman has been a performer and teacher for over 35 years. He attended Berklee College of Music and the University of the Arts. Zollman has appeared in numerous bands in Philadelphia, New York and Vermont and is currently owner/director of Hands-On Music, a community music making center, music school and store located in Brandon.

Steven MacLauchlan, on alto and tenor saxophone and flute, has been performing throughout the northeast since the mid 70s. As a Vermont Jazz Ensemble Alumnus, he worked as a sectional player and featured soloist. MacLauchlan has worked both in big bands and with small groups. He has performed with trombonist/Grammy Award nominee Dennis Wilson, tenor saxophonist Jerry Jerome and The Spinners, among others.

Chuck Miller has played piano professionally in Vermont for 20 years with such great artists as Sandra Wright, Rick Redington and Jenny Johnson. Miller studied music composition at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and is currently teaching music at the Mary Hogan School in Middlebury.

Tickets are $15 with a pre-concert dinner available for an additional $20. Reservations are recommended for the show and required for dinner. Venue is BYOB. Call (802) 465-4071 or e-mail us for reservations or more information.

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