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Video: Jazz guitarist and drummer Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola to perform March 9

Mar. 07, 2013 @ 12:39 PM

Here's a video of jazz guitarist and drummer Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola, performing this winter in Los Angeles. The duo will do a guest performance at the Saturday, March 9, finals of the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest at the Culture Center in Charleston. Hunter, who's been on Mountain Stage and who has some 12 albums recorded, and jazz drummer Scott Amendola will perform songs from their new record, "Not Getting Behind Is The New Getting Ahead." The contest, which features 10 high school students, also features guest appearances by West Virginia's poet laureate Marc Harshman. It is emceed for a sixth time by West Virginia native actor Chris Sarandon, who has performed in such films as "Dog Day Afternoon," for which he received an Oscar nomination.