Novel Jazz Show to Feature Ellington, Strayhorn Classics.
On September 15th, the Novel Jazz Septet will be performing an evening of jazz by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn in the atrium of Skidompha Public Library in Damariscotta, Maine from 7-9:30pm. The band has been performing at the library for 12 years, and doing summer Ellington/Strayhorn concerts around Maine for the past several years. The Novel Jazz Septet have been playing straight-ahead jazz for audiences throughout Maine and beyond for several decades. The septet features Mickey Felder on piano, David Clark on guitar, Bryan Jones on alto saxophone, Bill Manning and Michael Mitchell on trumpet, Barney Balch on trombone, and Herb Maine on bass.