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Updated: July 06, 2013 


December 8, 2006  - Upcoming Performance Highlights & News Update

Last 2 Fridays this year to hear Gregg Marx with The John Sawoski Trio
Listen to John Sawoski's Arrangements at Norris Center Dec. 8 & 9
Lessons and Carols at St. Paul's Dec. 17
January 2007
National Tour of Annie at Orange County Performing Arts Center
News Update:
Concert with tenor Dennis McNeil and soprano Marnie Breckenridge
Disney Candlelight 2006 Celebrity Narrators
Web Site Updates:
Gregg Marx
Fridays through December 15
7:30 pm 11:30 pm
Il Moro Ristorante
11400 West Olympic Boulevard
West Los Angeles


John Sawoski plays piano and music directs (mostly his arrangements) for Emmy Award-winning actor and vocalist Gregg Marx at Il Moro restaurant, in an evening of Jazz-tinged standards, performing timeless classics of The Great American Songbook, along with new works destined to become classics. The group features legendary jazz bassist Nedra Wheeler and veteran studio and stage drummer Jack LeCompte. says: Anyone who wants to feel the sounds of love should bring his/her significant other for a significant evening of song. Few singers have the magic in the voice that Gregg brings, and even fewer can reach through to your heart and play the love strings like a harp. The musical platter is full and rich, and everyone gets a little something they like.

No cover charge.

Casual, yet elegant, Il Moro Ristorante features exquisite award-winning Northern Italian cuisine and an extraordinary wine list. Choose the romantic dining room, or dine 'al fresco' on the intimate heated patio. Friday nights, drop in for dinner and stay for the music (dining available in the bar, too), or simply drop by for a glass of wine and some of the best music in Los Angeles.
Fridays 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm,
Il Moro Ristorante, 11400 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Click here for map and directions.



Listen to John Sawoski's Arrangements and Orchestrations in Concert at Norris Center

Friday, December 8, and Saturday December 9, 2006, at 8 pm - John Sawoski's arrangements and orchestrations, back by popular demand, will be performed live in concert at Norris Center for the Performing Arts, 27570 Crossfield Drive Rolling Hills Estates, CA  90274. - Click here to order tickets online, or call 310-544-0403.


Click song titles for free mp3 audio samples:
Santa Baby
John Sawoski, Pianist / Orchestrator / Copyist / Contractor / Musical Director. Vocal parts adapted and arranged by Lisa Vroman, John Sawoski, et al. Vocalists vary, but include: Lisa Vroman, Mary D'Arcy, and others
Jazz Waltz Christmas Medley
The Prayer
John Sawoski, Pianist / Arranger / Orchestrator / Copyist / Contractor / Musical Director. Vocal arrangements by John Sawoski et al. Vocalists vary, but include: Lisa Vroman, Mary D'Arcy, and others

Sunday, December 17 - John Sawoski accompanies Christmas Lessons and Carols - 3 pm at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Parish in Los Angeles under the direction of renowned composer Christopher Walker. St. Paul's is located at: 10750 Ohio Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Treat yourself to 60 minutes of relaxed yet thoughtful enjoyment as St. Paul's choirs and lectors celebrate the true spirit of the season with a festive hour of the words and music of Christmas. Open to all, families and children welcome.

followed by mince pies and tea

January 2007 - John Sawoski introduces a project he worked on throughout 2006. More information soon.

Saturday Feb. 3 and Saturday Feb. 10, 2007 - John Sawoski plays keyboard 1 in the national tour of Annie at Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, CA.


NEWS UPDATE - DECEMBER 2006 Placer County Courthouse in historic Auburn, CA

Tenor Dennis McNeil, soprano Marnie Breckenridge, and John SawoskiOn  November 11, tenor Dennis McNeil, soprano Marnie Breckenridge, and John Sawoski performed a benefit concert of classical and musical theatre pieces for Pine Hills Adventist School in the historic California John Sawoski and Dennis McNeil with event producer Chelle Freed.Gold Rush town of Auburn, California, about 30 miles east of Sacramento. Pictured (above left) are Dennis, Marnie, and John. Below left are John and Dennis with event producer Chelle Freed.

The celebrity guest narrators reading the Christmas story from the Bible at Disneyland's 51st Annual Candlelight Concert December 2 and 3 were Hector Elizondo and Andy Garcia. (John Sawoski played keyboards with the orchestra, 650-voice choir, fanfare trumpeters, handbell choirs, and various soloists. Among the other instrumentalists were legendary Tonight Show guitarist Peter Woodford, Laugh-In percussionist Wally Snow, and many more.)

Web Site Updates:

Video of John Sawoski Playing and Conducting on the 2004 Jerry Lewis Telethon

Click below to watch John Sawoski's appearance as pianist / arranger / orchestrator / musical director on the 2004 Jerry Lewis Telethon, playing piano and conducting The Leading Ladies and the orchestra, consisting of top Los Angeles session players like Rick Baptist, Ken Wild, Larry White, Gene Cipriano, Sal Lozano, Albie Berk, and many more, in a medley of songs from musical theatre and Phantom of the Opera.

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PO Box 7060
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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