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Benefit scheduled for jazz musician

McHENRY – A local jazz musician and music teacher will have a fundraiser hosted in his honor.

Al Skaronea of Holiday Hills recently was diagnosed with cancer. The Al Skaronea Liftetime Cancer Benefit will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at Dunhills, 1501 S. Route 31, McHenry.

Tickets cost $25 a person and include appetizers and entertainment. A cash bar and silent auction also will be available.

Skaronea, a Chicago native and keyboardist, has played with B.B. King and Aerosmith. Since moving to McHenry County, he has been teaching students music and regularly plays at Dunhills on weekends.

For information about monetary or silent auction donations, call 815-403-9129.

– Northwest Herald

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