WALTON – Music on the Delaware will open its 2022 concert season with the Realtime Dixieland Band at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 12 at the Walton Theater at 31 Gardiner Place in Walton.
According to a press release, the Realtime Dixieland Band arrived on the central New York music scene in the summer of 2017. Since then, they have gradually added performance venues.
Dixieland, sometimes called hot jazz, is described as a style of jazz based on the music that developed in New Orleans in the early 20th century.
The band’s repertoire includes music written and/or performed by some of the world’s most renowned jazz artists, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Billie Holiday, Fats Waller, Al Hirt and the New Orleans Rhythm Kings, to name a few. to name a few.
Band members include Mark Sands on drums, vocals and emcee; Greg Maistros, clarinet and soprano sax; Gary Solomon, trumpet; Becky Sabin, trombone and vocals; Carl Pickett, sousaphone; David Burch, piano and Matthew Downey, banjo.
Tickets can be purchased and more information obtained at www.musiconthedelaware.org for the in-person, live concert. A brief intermission will allow you to win door prizes.