John Mobilio

  The Mattatuck Museum will feature talented New York jazz vocalist, Glenda Davenport and, accompanied by James Santucci on piano and drummer Jack Varanelli, and John Mobilio at the First Thursday event on March 1, 2012 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

   Ms. Davenport began her singing career in June, 1992. She was a winner at The World Famous Apollo Theater’s Amateur Night in April, 1993 and the opening act for comedian Bill Cosby in 1994 at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College. In July 1995, she performed with tenor saxophonist Carmen Leggio’s Quartet at the Saratoga Jazz Festival, Saratoga, NY. She currently performs regularly throughout the tri-state area.

   John Mobilio is a jazz bassist who performs regularly with a number of jazz combos and big bands in the Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts area. As a bassist, educator, musical director and performer John brings his joy of jazz and music to audiences and First Thursday is a great way to meet up with friends, network with business associates and enjoy live music. To purchase tickets in advance call Cathy Filippone at (203) 753-0381 ext 10. Or go to the website at for more information and to register online. Admission is $7 for museum members and $15 for non-members. Join the museum or renew your membership on First Thursday and get in free!

   For more information on all of the museum’s programs, events, and exhibits visit the website at or call us at (203) 753-0381. The Mattatuck Museum is operated with support from the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, and is a member of the Connecticut Art Trail, fifteen world-class museums and historic sites ( Located at 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.  Convenient, free parking is located behind the museum on Park Place.