Cool Nights Jazz Performed Before Pops By the Sea

Falmouth Academy Cool Nights Jazz Band delighted crowds on the Hyannis Green on Sunday, August 12 from 1 to 1:30 PM and again from 4 to 4:30PM.


At 4:55PM, the musicians strolled through the crowd playing, “When the Saints Go Marching In” arriving before the stage to kick off the start of the show. Falmouth Academy was honored to be the only student group performing.

Pops by the Sea culminated a summer of music for the Cool Nights Jazz Band which began in June with Music in the Mountains, a week of rehearsal and performance in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.


Led by Falmouth Academy’s director of arts George Scharr, the Jazz band includes Falmouth Academy middle and high school musicians from on and off Cape.


Those playing at the concert were: Quinn Capraro ’19 of Duxbury, Silas Clark ’21 of W. Barnstable, Mateo Darack ’23 of Vineyard Haven, Madeleine Draper ’19 of Bourne, Camden Emery ’19 of Edgartown, Bobby Frigon of East Falmouth, Noah Glasgow ’21 of Chilmark, James Goldbach ’21 of Plymouth, Spencer Goldsmith ’22 of Cataumet and Vineyard Haven, Tyler Harmon ’22 of Sandwich, Ian Hinkle ’19 of Plymouth, Nick Kania ’18 of Duxbury, Emma Keeler ’19 of Rochester, Aidan Ledwell ’19 of Falmouth, Lucca MacDonald ’21 of Centerville, Logan Moniz ’22 of East Falmouth, Gabriel Nadelstein ’19 of Vineyard Haven, Samuel Perry ’19 of Monument Beach, and Joshua Watson ’18 of East Falmouth.