Saxman Crispin Cioe is scheduled to perform with Band Central at Park City Music Hall on June 2, 2022 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The event is called Woofgang a-Go-Go and takes place between 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM EST. All proceeds benefit Team Woofgang & Co to provide vocational skills training to adults with a wide range of disabilities.
About Crispin Cioe
Crispin is a renowned saxist, music director, bandleader, composer, and songwriter who has played and recorded with James Brown (sax solo on “Living in America”), the Rolling Stones, Solomon Burke, Darlene Love, Tom Waits, Ray Charles, Cameo, Robert Palmer, Bronski Beat, and the Ohio Players, among others.
Crispin Cioe is Co-Founder of the Uptown Horns
Additionally, saxman Crispin Cioe is an original member of the legendary Uptown Horns, the NYC-based quartet founded in 1980 with Arno Hecht, Bob Funk and Larry Etkin. Crispin has played the saxophone on more than 300 albums. Crispin has been inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in New York City. In addition, in June, 2022, all 4 Uptown Horns have been inducted individually into the New England Music Hall of Fame. Crispin has been featured in Westport Rocks! The Greatest Stories Ever Told, which counts him among Connecticut’s most gifted musicians.
About Park City Music Hall
Park City Music Hall, the hippest venue in Black Rock as we eat, drink, and groove the night away to live music from Band Central with Crispin as a featured saxophonist. The event between 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM EST is called Woofgang A Go Go. All proceeds benefit Team Woofgang & Co to provide vocational skills training to adults with a wide range of disabilities.
About Team Woofgang & Co
Team Woofgang & Co is squarely focused on empowering adults with physical, intellectual, and developmental disabilities. Team Woofgang’s curriculum offers training tailored to the unique special abilities of each team member. By enhancing individual skills, they achieve the invaluable sense of worth felt while being independent, successful, and productive. Team Woofgang is also committed to raising awareness of our mission, one treat at a time, by participating in local farmers’ markets, fairs, and festivals.
About Band Central
Band Central is a philanthropic private organization. Its mission is to help local nonprofits in the Greater Connecticut area maximize their revenue potential. Band Central unites a community of nonprofits, musicians, donors, and audience members through themed music concerts. The organization has raised approximately $4.7 million for nonprofit organizations since its inception, produced more than 130 events, and worked with over 60 different Fairfield County, Connecticut nonprofits.