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Woody Woodward Organ Trio at 'The Duck' Thursday

September 21, 2009

Walden Inn 2007.jpgSeptember 21, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — The Fall 2009 season of DePauw Jazz at the Duck continues this Thursday, September 24, with a performance by the Woody Woodward Organ Trio with Randy Salman. You're invited to the free program, which runs from 9 to 11 p.m. at Walden Inn's Fluttering Duck.

Showcasing the classic repertoire of 1950s and 1960s organ groups like Jimmy Smith, Shirley Scott, and Groove Holmes, the Woody Woodward Organ Trio features veteran musiciansMusical Note.jpg Woody Woodward (Hammond organ) and Gary Peyton (drums) -- both of whom are from Champaign, Illinois -- joined by Randy Salman (tenor sax), director of jazz studies at DePauw.

Established in 2005, DePauw Jazz at the Duck features area jazz musicians as well as the University's talented jazz students and faculty. The weekly performances -- all on Thursday evenings and presented free of charge -- take place in the friendly confines of the Fluttering Duck. Upcoming series events include the Frank Catalano Quintet (October 1), John Spicknall Trio (October 8), and Sandy Williams Quartet (October 15).