Jazz artists Ciampa and Egan return to Sugarloaf Music Series

| 29 Sep 2011 | 02:46

Sugar Loaf, N.Y. — Warwick residents and jazz artists Jeff Ciampa and Mark Egan will front an all-star trio when they return to Sugar Loaf to perform for the Sugarloaf Music Series, Saturday, May 9, at Sugar Loaf’s newest restaurant, Uptown’s Blue Ribbon. Ciampa, one of the most popular guitar instructors and studio musicians in the region, has worked several years with Harry Belafonte and with jazz vocalist Jon Lucien. He is a former student of the esteemed Berklee School of Music in Boston. Egan is best known for his work and recordings with Pat Metheny. His recording and touring experience has landed him gigs with such diverse stars as Sting and Larry Coryell. His work can be heard on the sound track to such movies as the Color of Money and Alladin. Internationally recognized drummer Karl Latham rounds out the trio. He is best known for his exceptional ability to dig into a variety of musical styles playing straight-ahead jazz, avant-garde, funk, rock, Latin, and more. This is one show only and seating is limited. Advanced reservations are strongly advised. Admission to the concert, which begins at 8 p.m., is $20. Tickets may be purchased at Village Music in Warwick and Van Gelder’s Music, in Monroe. Reservations for the concert may be made at 845-258-5299; reservations for dinner prior to the concert may be made at 845-469-4405. For additional information on Sugarloaf Music Series, visit www.sugarloafmusic.org. This program is made possible by funding from Target, Orange Tourism, Orange and Rockland Utilities, with support from Jazz Promo Services, Warwick, N.Y., and funding from the Puffin Foundation.