2017-01-06 / Ticket

New Orleans jazz performance in Phippsburg

The Times Record


The Hadacol Bouncers will perform in concert at the Phippsburg Congregational Church Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The band is a line-up of piano, banjo, tuba, drums, cornet, clarinet and trombone players. The group was co-founded by Tom Whitehead (piano, vocals and guitar) and Peter Dunphy (banjo, guitar and vocals).

Whitehead has a multi-style background in blues, New Orleans R & B and Bebop piano. Dunphy has been playing New Orleans and Chicago style jazz since he was 14.

For the Hadacol band, Whitehead and Dunphy handpicked some of their favorite musicians from the Portland and Portsmouth areas.On drums, Don Whitney. Cornet by Ray Sapirstein. Playing tuba for the band is Tom Wilbur. Net Balch will perform on clarinet, Bill Rayne on trombone and vocals.

The concert will be performed at the 1802 Phippsburg Congregational Church, situated on the banks of the Kennebec. The Phippsburg Congregational Church is located at 10 Church Lane (at Parker Head Rd.) in Phippsburg. Advance tickets are available for $12 at BrownPaperTickets.com. Admission at the door is $15; students $8 (children under eight admitted free). Refreshments will be served. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information call 389-1770.

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