Paris Washboard, the renowned French quartet, will be making its first US appearance in over two years, with four concerts in February in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. PW has been in existence for over 30 years, with the leader Daniel Barda (trombone) and clarinetist Alain Marquet having been with the band since its inception. The other members are Charles Prevost (washboard) and Phillippe Carment (piano). The group has recorded numerous CDs, including 11 for Stomp Off Records, based in York, PA.
Friday, Feb. 21: The Appell Center for the Performing Arts, York, PA, 7:30PM. Tickets at www.appellcenter.org
Saturday, Feb. 22: Yocum Institute for the Arts, West Lawn (Reading), PA, 2PM. Tickets at www.institute-of-arts.org
Saturday, Feb. 22: House concert, Lancaster, PA, 7PM. $20, includes dinner. Limit 30 guests. By reservation only at [email protected]
Sunday, Feb. 23: Tri-State Jazz Society, Haddonfield, NJ, 2PM. $20 at the door, $10 for members; no advance sales. Details at www.tristatejazz.org