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PUBLIC INVITED TO ATTEND TAPING OF JAZZ NOEL' WITH BILL CARTER AND THE PRESBYBOP CHRISTMAS EVE BAND AT THE WVIA STUDIOS
(2012-12-04)
(wvia) - "Jazz Noel" will be recorded for television and radio on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Sordoni High Definition Theater located at the WVIA Studios in Pittston, PA. This program will premiere on WVIA-FM during the holiday season and on WVIA-TV on Monday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.

The Presbybop Christmas Eve Band is a special holiday version of the acclaimed Presbybop Quartet. For a dozen years, the Christmas Eve Band has thrilled the jazz lovers of northeastern Pennsylvania, playing intriguing and swinging arrangements of favorite seasonal tunes.

Under the musical leadership of jazz pianist Bill Carter, the band includes some of northeastern Pennsylvania's finest musicians, including bassist Tony Marino, drummer Marko Marcinko, and saxophonist Mike Carbone. For "Jazz Noel", they will be joined by guest trumpeter Jeff Stockham and vocalist Warren Cooper, with whom they have performed at the 2012 Scranton Jazz Festival.

Admission is free, but seats for "Jazz Noel" taping must be reserved in advance. To make a reservation contact WVIA at (570) 655-2808 or by going on the WVIA website at www.wvia.org. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis, so make one today.

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