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Straight-ahead jazz show to reunite 1980s band

By Staff | Nov 20, 2014

LAHAINA – It’s official: Sara Gadarian will present a 2014 Jazz Event on Friday, Dec. 12, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Alii Room at the Royal Lahaina Resort.

Enjoy an evening of straight-ahead jazz with the original band that played at Blackie’s Bar, Lahaina in 1981: Gene Argel (Hammond B3 organ/vocals), Danny M (bass) and Paul Marchetti (drums), plus special guest stars Emil Richards on vibraphone and Eric Scheider on saxophone.

The venue is a great nightclub atmosphere with dancing and room for all to see and hear the band.

Tickets for this age 21 and older show are $35 in advance. Ten percent of the ticket price will be donated to the Blackie Gadarian Vocational Scholarship Fund administered by the Lahainaluna High School Foundation.

For details and tickets, go to www.mauisarajazz.com/#event.

Cocktails and an appetizer buffet will be available for purchase at the event.