Alex Goettel

Bangers and Mash

Saturday, May 13, 2023

Milt Mashner:
Milt Mashner is delighted to be the founding member of the jazz quartet Bangers and Mash. He has been a music educator for 38 years, teaching in public school as well as through his private studio and the Nazareth College Preparatory Department. Milt has served as Music Director and Organist at several churches in the Rochester area. He loves to play the piano professionally, arrange hymn tunes, and create music. Milt is a founding member of the Angelus Trio with his daughters Melissa and Melanie. The Angelus Trio performed traditional repertoire arranged for flute, harp, and piano for several years before Melissa and Melanie pursued their music careers in other states. Milt holds three degrees from the Eastman School of Music, as well as an Advanced Diploma in Jazz Piano from the Eastman Community Music School. Milt is pleased to have a composition on Paul Hoffmann’s CD Interpretations

Steve Burke:
Stephen Burke is a Rochester native, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is an original member of local Americana/Folk-rock bands The Honey Smugglers and A Girl Named Genny. He is also a former member of local folk-punk outfit Elephino. Bangers and Mash is Stephen’s first foray into the world of jazz but he is thrilled to join such talented and experienced players. Stephen works as an attorney and lives in Brighton with his partner Claire, daughter Ruby, and dog Bowie.

Alec Drummond:
Alec Drummond has been a percussionist since age 10. Now retired after a lifetime in Financial Services, he finally has time to PRACTICE! He’s thrilled to re-invigorate his love for JAZZ by supporting Bangers and Mash

Dan Atkinson:
Dan Atkinson is the trombonist and bandleader of Banger’s and Mash! He is currently a high school senior at Honeoye Falls Lima HS, but will be pursuing a degree in Jazz Performance at the Eastman School of Music. He’s been playing trombone for 8 years, and is excited for the many more to come!