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Rick Hirsch is a nationally-known composer, arranger and jazz educator living in State College, PA. Check out his music, book a live jazz band in Central Pennsylvania.


List of upcoming gigs for Rick Hirsch and live jazz in State College, PA. Also, Central Pennsylvania jazz in Harrisburg, Altoona, Williamsport, Johnstown, Lancaster, York, Lewisburg, Lewistown, Bellefonte, Clearfield.

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West Coast Cool @ the Palmer

West Coast Cool is a quartet playing music inspired by the iconic LA musicians from the 1950s, including Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, and Paul Desmond.

Rick Hirsch (alto saxophone) • Barry Long (trumpet) • Bob Hart (bass) • Kevin Lowe (drums)

We’ll be performing as part of Penn State’s longstanding Jazz @ the Palmer series.

The event is free and open to the public. However, seating is limited and tickets are required.

Here’s the link to last year’s series.

Earlier Event: November 5
Zeropoint @ Alehouse