Live music to fill Elba Village Park on Sunday

The DSP Jazz Trio features Derek Reiss, Skip Taylor and Peter Mark.

The DSP Jazz Trio will be among four local bands performing Sept. 12 in the Elba Village Park on Route 98.

Music is scheduled from noon to 6 p.m., with the DSP Trio expected to play about 1:30 p.m.

Other acts on the bill include the Corfu-Pembroke Band, Generations and Don Newcomb Band.

Food, drinks and ice cream will be available. The concert is the last in a series of summer shows presented by the Elba Betterment Committee.

Those attending are reminded to bring a lawn chair.

The Corfu-Pembroke Community Band is comprised of local musicians who just really enjoy music and playing for community activities. The band, conducted by Don Rogers, is expected to play show tunes, pop music, and some John Phillips Sousa.

Generations is a five-piece band that plays danceable rock and roll music from the 1950s and 1960s. Artists covered include The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Linda Ronstadt, The Ronettes, and many other old one-hit wonders. The group has been together for quite a long time.

Generations will be third in the concert lineup, expected to play about 3 p.m. The group will be in the big pavilion so there will be plenty of room for dancing, organizers said.

DSP features Derek Reiss, Skip Taylor and Peter Mark.

Reiss, a graduate of Batavia High School and a resident of Elba, was a trumpet player for the U.S. Air Force Band for nearly 24 years. He has shared the stage with such performers as Andy Williams, Crystal Gayle, The Temptations and the Miracles. Reiss will play trumpet and flugelhorn on Sunday.

Taylor, who will be on the electronic drums, graduated from Pembroke High School, went on to SUNY Fredonia and then returned to teach music at Pembroke for 30 years. He has played for numerous musical groups both here and in Canada and put together the Corfu-Pembroke Community Band years ago.

Mark, who will be playing the trombone and providing the vocals, graduated from Batavia High and went on continue his education at Murray State University in Kentucky. He has performed throughout Western New York with many instrumental and vocal organizations.

The Rochester-based Don Newcomb Band plays a variety of music, including popular songs from the early days of rock and roll, country, and swing music from the 1940s.

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