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"I have a dream, that musicians will be known in the Delaware Water Gap, like the trees are known. Something that is forever."
Phil Woods, Co-Founder
- DEER HEAD JAZZ ORCHESTRA PRESENTS: A TRIBUTE TO RICHY BARZ
- 2014 Poster Competition
- New Bob Dorough CD
- Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock!' fame still performing around region, world
- Water Gap's Phil Woods a national Living Legacy
- COTA 2010
- COTA Cats jazz fest band includes 6 DVHS students
- COTA’s successful, unique approach
Confessions of a Sideman
"The luggage call was for 5 a.m., bus departure at 5:30, and we were going somewhere. I don't remember where, but I remember Pat Dorian. He was paying his hotel extras when I came down to the lobby. I said good morning and asked how he was. His reply was illuminating: 'I'm living the dream!' he said. Thanks to Pat and all the good men who helped to make my dream come true as well! I have always wanted to take a big band to Europe during the summer festival season. The following is Pat's superb view of this event." - Phil Woods
CELEBRATION! marks the first recording on which Phil Woods has led a big band of his own design. The members of the Festival Orchestra come from their native Eastern Pennsylvania environs to join their leader in a hard-driving testimonial to the fact that, in Phil's words: "Jazz is international, but it's also local." Augmented here by the members of Woods' quintet, it's also terrific...