Jazz N Caz has been a longstanding tradition in Cazenovia and this year they'll celebrate their 16th anniversary.
Jazz musician and Central New York favorite Ronnie Leigh is this year’s honoree. “It makes me feel great...I’m just grateful” , Leigh said, when asked about how he felt being honored at the weekend event. Leigh has been impressing audiences for years from Syracuse to Seattle and New York City to Istanbul, giving the bands he has performed with, leadership and a distinctive flare.
Leigh will also perform following the ceremony. There is a list of talented musicians who have also signed on to play. This weekend’s lineup includes:
7:30pm Dave Hanlon’s Funky Jazz Band
7:30PM Soda Ash Six performs at Catherine Cummings Theater
8:30PM Harry Allen, a saxophone player with the Nancy Kelly Trio featuring Dino Losito, Tom Brigandi and Jimmy Johns.
10:30PM Jazz After Hours featuring Tom Witkowski, Jason Jeffers and Adam Fisher at the Lincklaen House - Seven Stone Steps.
7:30pm: Peterson Cincotti performs at the Catherine Cummings Theatre
8:30pm: Evan Christopher’s Clarinet Road Band.
10:30pm: Jazz After Hours at the Lincklaen House - Seven Stone Steps.
The weekend is free and open to the public. A $10 donation is suggested. To learn more about the weekend's events and other events happening at Cazenovia College visit, http://www.cazenovia.edu/news-and-events/events/jazz-n-caz.