Kellso announces special edition of the EarRegulars to play!
Jon-Erik Kellso & the EarRegulars will jam in Louis Armstrong’s Garden on July 20th at 2:00 pm as part of the museum’s annual Hot Jazz / Cool Garden Summer Concert Series. For this special performance, trumpeter Kellso has assembled a special edition of his quartet including Vince Giordano (featured on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire) on bass instrument(s) of his choice, and regular EarRegular Matt Munisteri on guitar and Joe LiCari on clarinet.
For the first time, the museum has launched advance ticket sales for its Hot Jazz / Cool Garden Concert Series. Advance tickets are $18 and include a Historic House Tour Pass that is valid for six months. Limited tickets will be available at the door so advance ticket purchase is encouraged. As a special treat, a complimentary tasting of red beans n’ rice (Louis’s favorite recipe) and sweet tea is included.
About Jon-Erik Kellso:
Since moving to New York City in 1989 to join Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks, trumpeter Jon-Erik Kellso has enjoyed performing concerts and festivals all over the world with many jazz greats, as well as leading The EarRegulars at the Ear Inn on Sunday nights since 2007. He and Vince recently played a week at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola with Wynton Marsalis’ Louis Armstrong Continuum.
About the Louis Armstrong House Museum:
The Louis Armstrong House Museum is located at 34-56 107th Street in Queens, New York. The museum is open Tuesday – Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday/Sunday from 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm. Travel directions and more atLouisArmstrongHouse.org or 718.478.8274.
Currently on Exhibit: Swingin’ with the All Stars: Louis Armstrong & Baseball now through August 31st and is free with museum admission.
Parking is available in the neighborhood and the museum is accessible by subway via the 7 train.
Thanks to the vision and funding of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, the Louis Armstrong House Museum welcomes visitors from all over the world, six days per week, 52 weeks per year.