AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Friday, February 5, 7:30 p.m.
Simmons Hall at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Shady and 5th Avenues.
The Ernie Hawkins Band, with Marc Reisman on blues harps & harmonicas,
Roger Day on tuba, Paul Cosentino on clarinet, and Rich Strong on washboard and snare.
This is a return engagement of a show we did last October, to rave reviews.
"Ernie Hawkins is an important link in the unbroken chain of blues and gospel artists. His guitaristry and love of the style is incomparable.
From the Rev. Gary Davis into the future with his own style Ernie is one of the special ones!"--Jorma Kaukonen
"Hubba hubba tuba." --Ed Blackwell
"Remember, it's condensation, not spit." -- Professor Beautiful
Paul and Rich are members of the renowned Boilermakers Jazz Band.
Marc was with the Iron City Houserockers throughout its heyday & performs with Bill Toms.