‘Song soup’ potpourri of music

GLEN — The Glen Conservancy Hall, 1538 Route 161, will present Daryl Kosinski and Friends in a “song soup” potpourri of blues, jazz, pop, folk and original compositions at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2. The ensemble of performers includes Daryl Kosinski, Susan Casler and Ron Burch, all of Glen and Chuck Weiss of Meco. A $10 suggested donation will help support the mission of the Glen Conservancy, according to a news release.

Kosinski, a guitarist and songster, is a member of the Burnt Hills Melody Makers Big Band and occasionally plays with the Swing Docs Big Band, the news release stated.

Weiss, also known as “Charlie Midnight,” is a singer-song writer and guitar player who performed regionally with the Bel Aires from 1963 to 2015, the news release stated.

Casler, a vocalist, fiddler, and clarinetist, was a student of Adirondack fiddler Vic Kibler and inherited his fiddle, the news release stated.

Burch plays rhythm guitar, keyboard, and is a backup vocalist with the 77th New York Regimental Balladeers. He and Casler are members of Liaisons Plaisantes, the news release stated.

Assisting on several pieces will be Johnstown fiddler Olof Jansson, who is also a member of Liaisons Plaisantes, the news release stated.

This concert is made possible through a Saratoga Arts Community Arts Grant funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature, the news release stated.

By Patricia Older

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