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Concordia Haven Hosts Benny Benack Jr. Quartet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 724-352-1571 x8266
sfreyer@concordialm.org

Concordia Haven Hosts Benny Benack Jr. Quartet

Jefferson Twp., PA – Concordia Retirement Living residents invite the public to a free performance featuring the Benny Benack Jr. Quartet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16 in the Haven I Dining Room, 112 Marwood Road, Cabot, Entrance 2A. Parking is available across the street.   

According to his website, the late “Benny” Benack was at the forefront of the Pittsburgh jazz scene in the 1960s and '70s. A talented trumpet player, Benack was made famous by his song “Beat'em Bucs” and was a staple at Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Steelers games. The Benny Benack Orchestra played the styles of traditional jazz, dixieland, and swing. He was known as the "King of Dixieland" in Pittsburgh for many years. His son Peek continues the family musical tradition as Benny Benack Jr., playing trumpet, clarinet, and saxophone.

Registration is preferred, but not required. Contact Lynn Turner at 724-352-1571, ext. 8518.