Red Hot Peppers Band play Ragtime and Dixieland in Searsport, Sept. 10
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SEARSPORT — Sean Fleming and his Red Hot Peppers band will play Dixieland and Ragtime on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 3 p.m., at the First Congregational Church of Searsport, 8 Church Street, Searsport. Included will be pieces originally played by “Jelly roll” Morton, Louis Armstrong, Scott Joplin, the New Orleans Rhythm Kings and more. Such early Dixieland style hits as “the Chant”, “Black Bottom Stomp” “Tiger Rag” and more will be played.
“Come tap your feet as the band plays hits from the dawn of the jazz age,” said the church, in a news release.
The Red Hot Peppers Band will include the same configuration as “Jelly Roll” Morton used in his trend-setting Red Hot Peppers in the 1920’s; with Sean Fleming on piano, Phil clement on banjo and guitar, Glen Sargent on clarinet, Allen Millet on drums, Doug Kennedy on trombone and double bass, Peter Stuart on trumpet, and Anne-Marie D’Amico on Tuba.
“This is the 5th concert in the 2023 concert series at FCC Searsport, and is sure to be a favorite of people of all ages!” said the church.
Come early to select your seat; admission is by donation at the door, with proceeds going to The FCC Searsport Music Programs for church and community and to support the concert series.