UTICA — Through his many appearances at The Other Side, Joe "Mags" Magnarelli has become a fan favorite. He returns at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, with the Joe Magnarelli Organ Quartet featuring his wife, Akiko Tsuruga on Hammond organ, Carmen Intorre Jr. on drums and Mike Dubaniewicz on sax.
Mags, during his 40-year career in jazz, has recorded and toured with many of the biggest names in the business including Lionel Hampton, Ray Baretto, Jack McDuff, Jimmy Cobb, Tom Harrell, Jane Monheit and Harry Connick Jr. He has recorded a dozen albums as a leader and has appeared as a sideman on many more. His current album is titled "If You Could See Me Now."
Tickets are $20, $10 for students and can be reserved by calling 315-735-4825, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or at The Cafe Domenico.
The Other Side is at 2011 Genesee St.