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Join the Last Big Band with Tony DeSantis and Erich Cawalla as they perform a variety of holiday classics and some of Tony and Erich’s original arrangements. It is the PERFECT way to get into the holiday spirit.

Erich Cawalla

Pennsylvania native Erich Cawalla is a Nationally-Charting Singer, Saxophonist, Recording Artist, and Educator. Erich’s unique talents merge “Old Vegas with Contemporary R&B” in tribute to some of his biggest idols including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Smokey Robinson, David Sanborn, Chet Baker, Frankie Valli, Kenny Rankin, and Junior Walker, to name a few.

Tony DeSantis: 

Since receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Performance from the University of the Arts, Tony has been active in the Philadelphia music scene for over forty years.

Tony is currently playing with the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Philharmonic Big Band, The Eleventet, the Captain Black Big Band, the Larry McKenna Jazz Orchestra, City Rhythm Orchestra, Earl Phillips Big Band and Chico’s Vibe.

In the past he has performed with the Woody Herman Orchestra, Artie Shaw Orchestra and Glenn Miller Orchestra. He has also performed with jazz notables such as Wayne Bergeron, Slide Hampton, J J Johnson, Al Grey, Bill Watrous, Clark Terry, Jon Faddis, Richie Cole, Frank Foster, Stanley Turrentine, Lockjaw Davis, Bob Mintzer, Joey DeFancesco, Charles Earland, Trudy Pitts, Don Patterson, Natalie Cole, Johnny Mathis and Freddy Cole.  Tony is a Soulo Mute artist and currently teaches at Moravian College and Swarthmore College

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December 20
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$35 – $40


Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 N High Street
West Chester, PA 19380 United States
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