Our Picks: Sunday jazz in Fairfield County

Houston Person

You don't have to train it to the big city to hear some great jazz on a Sunday evening. Here are a couple of world class performers that are bringing their talents to the quiet reaches of inland Fairfield County.

Bucky Pizzarelli & Ed Laub: Sarah's Wine Bar, 20 West Lane, Ridgefield. Sun., May 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $16.50 cover. Last Sunday of every month. (203) 438-8282, bernardsridgefield.com. Dude played with Benny Goodman, Stephane Grappelli and Les Paul. A local treasure.

Houston Person & The Jazz Trio: Pizzeria Lauretano, 291 Greenwood Ave., Bethel. Sun., May 27, 6 p.m. $20. (203) 792-1500, pizzerialauretano.com. The popular saxaphonist best known for his three decades of work with vocalist Etta Jones returns to Pizzeria Lauretano along with bassist Bill Crow, pianist Joe McWilliams and drummer Roger Post.

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