Dave Burns trio performs May 18
The Classic Wineseller will host a live jazz plus dinner event featuring the Dave Burns Trio at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at 20 Church St., in Waynesville. The trio is comprised of Dave Burns keyboard, James Simmons bass, and Jeff Rudolph percussion. The evening also includes a four-course dinner from the Classic Wineseller’s kitchen.
Burns is a recent addition to the Asheville area music scene. He performed for more than 25 years in Key West, Florida, where he set the standard with his intelligent, hard-swinging musicianship.
Jeff Rudolph has more than 23 experience as a drummer. He served as show drummer at Dollywood in nearby Gatlinburg, Tennessee. He has worked with artists as diverse as Merle Haggard, Celinda Pink, The DirtBand, and other Nashville notables.
James Simmons received his classical and jazz training at Arizona State University where he was principal bassist in the 10:00 Band. While living in New York, he studied privately with world-renowned soloist Gary Carr, and Frederick Zimmerman, principal bassist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
The price is $34.99 per person, before tax and gratuity. Call 452-6000 to reserve a table. Seating is limited.
Beginning June 1, the Classic Wineseller will remain open late for dining and live music performances every Friday and Saturday night. Visit www.classicwineseller.com.