The 2nd Fall into Jazz concert will take place on Friday, September 16, 2011 at The Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts in Dover, Delaware. The headliner will be internationally acclaimed guitarist and vocalist, Nick Colionne. Opening for Colionne will be The Benjie Porecki Band with Special Guest Jazz Vocalist Lori Anne Williams.

With a jazz style that is both urban and contemporary, Nick Colionne has blazed a trail to the top of the ranks of today’s stars. Combining all of the various influences of his music career from jazz to R&B to blues to rock, he has created an unmistakable sound and vibe that is instantly recognizable. With lightening fast speed and a distinctively silky sound, Nick takes the guitar to unexpected places every time he performs. His rich baritone vocals delight audiences unaccustomed to hearing such a skilled instrumentalist singing as well, and his showmanship….well, you have to see a Nick Colionne show and experience it for yourself. With energy to spare, unparalleled musicianship and a natural comedic flair, he is one of a kind!

Versatility and virtuosity characterize the career of multi-talented songwriter-producer Benjie Porecki, who is often called a “musician’s musician.” He has earned that moniker by performing equally well as a jazz/gospel/funk B-3 organist, jazz/blues pianist, rock keyboardist, and reggae/blues guitarist while holding his own as a solo artist. Porecki enjoys the distinction of being among the top picks of many artists representing diverse genres.

Washington, DC based jazz vocalist Lori Anne Williams has an extensive background in the performing arts and has performed with a wide variety of nationally-known recording artists. Nathaniel Rolnick of Muzikreviews.com says ““Lori Anne Williams has the sought-after combination of soul and technical prowess that reminds me of Ella Fitzgerald – a treat to any jazz fan’s ears.”

Schwartz Center For the Arts, 226 South State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-6728

Friday, September 16, 2011 – 7:00 pm

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