At 91, Doc Severinsen remains one of the top trumpet players on the planet. His long-term, Grammy-award-winning collaboration with Rochester's own Jeff Tyzik enters a new phase with the premiere concert of the Sonic Era Jazz Orchestra. In this benefit for Jazz 90.1 WGMC-FM, Severinsen will front a powerhouse ensemble featuring Bobby Militello and John Nugent on saxophone, Herb Smith and Mike Cottone on trumpet; bassist Jeff Campbell, drummer Rich Thompson and many more of the area's finest musicians.
Doc Severinsen and the Sonic Era Jazz Orchestra play Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. at the Greece Central Performing Arts Center, 800 Long Pond Road. $24.25-$64.25. 866-967-8167. sonicera.com; docseverinsen.com.