Tompkins County Public Library Foundation

& Watershed Arts Productions


Common Cause

an all-ages jazz benefit concert providing 100% of all ticket sales& donations to the Tompkins County Public Library

8:00 PM
First Unitarian Church
306 N. Aurora Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

The Players

East Hill Classic Jazz Band


Johnny Russo, Brass/Vocals

Doug Robinson, Rhythm Guitar

Brian Earle, Clarinet

Steve Brown, Bass

London McDaniels, Ride Guitar

Edward Clute, Piano

Woody Peters, Trumpet

Sally Rameriz, Latin Vocals



The Djug Django Band


Eric Aceto, Violin

Brian Earle, Clarinet

Doug Robinson, Guitar/Vocals

Harry Aceto, Guitar

Dave Davies, Guitar/Trombone/Vocals

Chad Lieberman, Piano

Jim Sherpa, Lowdown Washtub


Al Hartland, Drums


Thanks to the generosity of the musicians who donated their time and talent and the community members who came out for a great night of jazz in support of our library, we raised nearly $1,200! 

Featuring the jazz creations of Doug Robingson (left), Johnny Russo (right) and friends, Common Cause is made possible through the generosity of the First Unitarian Church, Watershed Arts Productions and the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation.