Peter Frank Orchestra with Special Guest Hiruy Tirfe

Thu, Aug 11, 2022

Peter Frank Orchestra with Special Guest Hiruy Tirfe

with Peter Frank

Hiruy Tirfe is a musician/saxophonist born in Philadelphia and raised in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. At only 27 years of age, Tirfe had amazing opportunities to perform with artist of all genres of music. Some artist include The Roots, Chill Moody, Solange Knowles, Eric Roberson, Patti LaBelle, Jay Bratten, Robin Eubanks, Ted Nash, Beano French, Bilal Oliver and many other artists. Tirfe is also a two time "Outstanding Soloist" winner at the Next Generation Jazz Festival (2016, 2017)


Venues that Tirfe performed at include Radio City Music Hall, Made In America Festival, AfroPunk Festival, Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, 2017 NFL Draft, Monterey Jazz Festival, John F. Kennedy Center, NPR Tiny Desk Series and many others. When Tirfe isn’t on the stage, he is in the studio working with many different artists and bands. Some artist that Tirfe has recorded with includes H.E.R., Brandy, Boots Greene, Wyclef Jean, Zhavia Ward and many others including his own project.


In May 2017, Tirfe has graduated from the University Of The Arts with his Bachelors in Saxophone Performance with a minor in music education in May 2017 and also May 2018 receiving his Masters Degree in Music Education from the same university.


Tirfe’s debut record “10,000 Hours” will release within the next year.

Endorsements: Tirfe is a current endorser of Andreas Eastman Saxophones

Peter Frank

Peter Frank is a Philadelphia-based composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist with saxophone as his primary instrument. In 2019, he graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA with a B.M. in instrumental performance. During college some of Peter’s teachers included Ron Kerber, Norman David, Dave Thomas, and Mark Allen. For the four years Peter was in college, he played in the University of the Arts Z Big Band. The band won the 2017 Next Generation Jazz Festival and then performed at the 2017 Monterey Jazz Festival. Playing in the Z Big Band gave Peter the opportunity to share the stage with such notable players as Gerald Veasley, Joey DeFrancesco, Robin Eubanks, Brad and Elliot Mason, and Christian McBride.

Peter currently is the bandleader and sole writer for the 17-piece Peter Frank Orchestra, which he formed late in 2019. The band performs regularly in Philadelphia, playing Peter’s original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards.

Show times 8pm & 9:30pm, General Admission $15, Dinner & Show with 3-course chef tasting menu $65

20% Gratuity will be added to your bill, on the dinner portion of your package ($50 -- $10/per person), in addition to any additional items. Gratuity does not include the ticket price or taxes.

Watch the show here: Chris' Jazz Cafe Live



Hiruy Tirfe is a musician/saxophonist born in Philadelphia and raised in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. At only 27 years of age, Tirfe had amazing opportunities to perform with artist of all genres of music. Some artist include The Roots, Chill Moody, Solange Knowles, Eric Roberson, Patti LaBelle, Jay Bratten, Robin Eubanks, Ted Nash, Beano French, Bilal Oliver and many other artists. Tirfe is also a two time "Outstanding Soloist" winner at the Next Generation Jazz Festival (2016, 2017)


Venues that Tirfe performed at include Radio City Music Hall, Made In America Festival, AfroPunk Festival, Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, 2017 NFL Draft, Monterey Jazz Festival, John F. Kennedy Center, NPR Tiny Desk Series and many others. When Tirfe isn’t on the stage, he is in the studio working with many different artists and bands. Some artist that Tirfe has recorded with includes H.E.R., Brandy, Boots Greene, Wyclef Jean, Zhavia Ward and many others including his own project.


In May 2017, Tirfe has graduated from the University Of The Arts with his Bachelors in Saxophone Performance with a minor in music education in May 2017 and also May 2018 receiving his Masters Degree in Music Education from the same university.


Tirfe’s debut record “10,000 Hours” will release within the next year.

Endorsements: Tirfe is a current endorser of Andreas Eastman Saxophones

Peter Frank