St. Tim’s Discovers features local jazz duo of Dickey & Lemle

Mark Lemle (left) and Eric Dickey (Photo provided)


The concluding concert of the 2017-18 season of St. Tim’s Discovers presents two well-known Toledo jazz musicians.  Saxophonist Mark Lemle and pianist Eric Dickey are performing a program featuring music from their new recording, “Wind, Stone and Ivory”. The Sunday, March 18 performance offers a great variety of jazz styles, including tunes by Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, Thad Jones, Keith Jarrett and Michael Brecker.

Dickey and Lemle, both area natives, are familiar to audiences from many venues. Mark Lemle has performed with the Toledo Jazz Orchestra, the Toledo and Adrian Symphonies, Ramona Collins and Line One and the Homewreckers among others. As a vocalist, Mark has been heard with the Toledo Diocesan Choir, Christ the King Church choir and the Toledo Opera Chorus. Lemle also is the owner of Lemle’s Piano Services, a full-service piano repair and restoration business. The St. Tim’s performance will utilize a completely restored Steinway series “O” grand piano for which Mark was the lead technician.

Eric Dickey has performed and composed in a vast array of genres, including classical, jazz, Broadway and liturgical music. Locally, Eric has performed with the Toledo Symphony, the Adrian and Northwest Michigan Symphonies and the Perrysburg Symphony. His jazz performances include collaborations with trumpeters Clark Terry and Terence Blanchard, Al Jarreau and Peter Erskine. Currently, Dickey is the music director at Community of Christ Lutheran Church in Whitehouse and performs extensively as a freelance musician.

Beginning at 3 p.m., the concert will be held in the sanctuary of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 871 East Boundary Street, Perrysburg, Ohio.  St. Tim’s Discovers is dedicated to bringing classical music to communities throughout Northwest Ohio. The performance is free and open to the public; doors open to the public at 2:30 p.m.  St. Timothy’s is fully accessible with plenty of convenient parking. Information on all upcoming events in the series is available at