What: The Dalton Gang
When: Wednesday, July 11, 7:30 pm
Where: 6 Depot Square, Montclair, NJ 07042
Cost: $10 music, $5 min
The band members are: Vinnie Cutro-- trumpet, Mark Friedman--alto sax and flute, Frank Elmo--tenor sax and flute, Dan Nigro-- baritone sax, Conrad Zulauf-- trombone, Frank Valdes--percussion, Mike DiLorenzo--piano, John Hughes--bass, Vince Cherico--drums, and Willy Dalton--guitar.
"The Dalton Gang is really a labor of love," says bandleader Willy Dalton. "The dedication and commitment of the musicians is what keeps the band alive. When I write for the band, I try to draw on the mix of sounds that we play as working musicians in the New York area--jazz, funk, latin, big band, etc. Putting this all in one package and making the music challenging to play is what I'm aiming for."
The Dalton Gang has released four CD's on Second Step Music.Rhythms was released in 1993, Miami Shadows in 1995, Just For Tonight in 2002, and Last Year's Waltz in 2006.