Time: November 10, 2012 from 8pm to 11pm
Location: Glenridge Performing Arts Center
Street: 7333 Scotland Way
Website or Map: http://www.gpactix.com
Event Type: music, performance, jazz
Organized By: Glenridge Performing Arts Center
Latest Activity: Oct 30, 2012
The Glenridge Performing Arts Center (7333 Scotland
Way, Sarasota) is proud to present The Dan Miller/ Lew Del Gatto Quintet, co-produced by the
South County Jazz Club and GPAC – Saturday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m.
Jazz trumpeter Dan Miller has worked in New York City for 20 years. He
spent eleven years traveling the world and recording with Harry Connick Jr.
Dan also toured internationally and recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Maynard
Ferguson, Tom Jones and Woody Herman. He has performed with: The
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, The Lionel Hampton Orchestra, The Duke
Ellington Orchestra, Curtis Fuller, Branford Marsalis, Randy Brecker, Frank
Foster, Jon Hendricks, George Coleman, Charles McPherson, David "Fathead"
Newman, Ira Sullivan, Bobby Shew, Jack McDuff, and Jimmy McGriff. Since 2005, he has split
his time between NYC and Florida and he’s currently a member of the Naples Philharmonic
Jazz Orchestra. Dan is a Yamaha Clinician and Performing Artist.
Tenor saxophonist Lew Del Gatto has been a dynamic figure in the New York music scene for
over 40 years. His versatility and knowledge extends to jingles, films, jazz and television. Lew
was with the Saturday Night Live band from 1975-2005 as player, arranger and contractor.
Del Gatto played with the Les Elgart Band, Sal Salvador and appeared with the Johnny Carson
Tonight Show Band. He played on The Blues Brothers and The Naked Gun 2 ½ soundtracks,
and has played the Grammy Awards and Emmy Awards on TV. He has recorded for Tony
Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Harry Connick Jr and the Brecker Brothers. Lew has
also appeared with Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Liza Minelli, Buddy Rich, Herbie Hancock, Phil
Woods and the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra. He is currently the co-bandleader and arranger
for the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra.
Guitarist Dan Heck, a Berklee School of Music graduate, made his mark on the jazz scenes of
NYC and Seattle playing and recording with Joe Doria, Thomas Marriott and Jay Thomas.
The rhythm section features well-known Naples pianist Stu Shelton on the Hammond B3 organ,
and Patricia Dean on drums.
The Dan Miller/Lew Del Gatto Quintet – at the Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333
Scotland Way, Saturday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for just $15.00 at
gpactix.com or by calling the GPAC box office at 552-5325. Groups of 10 or more receive a
reduced rate of $12.50. GPAC family members, Jazz Club Members or students get a discounted
rate of $10.00.