Jon Summers from WKBW-TV Channel 7's "AM Buffalo" visited the Barton Hill Hotel & Spa in Lewiston Wednesday to film segments about the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival. The TV segments will air this Friday and next Wednesday.
The 15th annual Jazz Festival will take place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26-27, along Center Street. The headlining acts slated to take the main stage include National Jazz Award winner for Best Female Vocalist, Molly Johnson, and multi-platinum-selling singer, saxophonist, producer and songwriter Curtis Stigers.
At right, Jon Summers is pictured interviewing Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival board member Carol Calato as Village of Lewiston Mayor Terry Collesano looks on.
Wegmans (Military Road) event coordinator Jill Feistel and chef Jamie Walkowiak prepare for their time on camera. Below, Walkowiak holds a delicious dish.
Jon Summers poses with the Rev. Monsignor David LiPuma. St. Peter R.C. Church will once again host a "Jazz Mass," this time at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27.
LiPuma and Jennifer Pauly, president of the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, discuss the Jazz Festival.
Jazz Festival co-founders: former Village of Lewiston Mayor Richard Soluri and Lori Presti.
Carol Calato and Town of Lewiston Supervisor Steve Broderick chat with Summers inside the Barton Hill.
At the piano, from left - from M&T Bank - are Lucy Muto and Josh Heim.
Decorations courtesy of Presti and Lisa Rizzo; food by Wegmans.
For more information on the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival, visit www.lewistonjazz.com.