Wed Apr 10

East Central Jazz Educators Band "Mad for Tadd"

Wed, April 10
7PM / $20
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Nighttown

12387 Cedar Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106

East Central Jazz Educators Band "Mad for Tadd"

All-Star Big Band Pay Tribute to Cleveland Jazz Legend Tadd Dameron Live at Nighttown!

Playing Music from the Classic LP "The Magic Touch"

Featured Artists include: Kent Englehardt, John Orsini, Mike Tomaro, Dave Kana, Chris Karlic-saxophones, Scott McKee, Joe Badaczewski, Dominick Farinacci, Steve Enos-trumpets, Jeff Bush, Jim Redmond, Max Brady, Zach Warren, Paul Abel-trombones, Phil DeGreg-piano, Aidan Plank-bass, & Jim Rupp-drums.

"The East Central Jazz Educators All Star Big Band” (ECJEAS Big Band) is an ensemble comprised of the top Jazz Educators from Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia..

We will be celebrating the 100th birthday of Jazz Saxophonist, Composer and Arranger, Ernie Wilkins (born July 20, 1919) with compositions he penned for Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Terry Gibbs and Maynard Ferguson.

We will also be performing selections from our Tadd Dameron Tribute CD
recorded in Spring 2017 commemorating Tadd Dameron’s 100th Birthday and his Cleveland Connection and Legacy.

Saxophones:  
-Kent Englehardt, alto sax - Ensemble Co-Director and Arranger / YSU Jazz Studies Faculty
-John Orsini, alto sax 
-Mike Tomaro, tenor sax / Chair, Duquesne University Jazz Studies
-Dave Kana, tenor sax / YSU Jazz Studies Faculty
-Chris Karlic, Baritone Sax / NYC

Trumpets:
-Scott McKee
-Joe Badaczewski / Duquesne University Jazz Studies
-Dominick Farinacci / Tri-C JazzFest Academy Director
-Steve Enos / Ensemble Co-Director / Tri-C Jazz Studies Dept. Director

Trombones:
-Jeff Bush / Duquesne University Jazz Studies
-Jim Redmond
-Max Brady 
-Zach Warren
-Paul Abel, Bass Trombone NYC    

Rhythm Section: 
Piano:

-Phil DeGreg / University of Cincinnati Conservatory

Acoustic Bass: 
-Aidan Plank  / Tri-C JazzFest Academy/Kent State

Drums: 
-Jim Rupp / Ohio State, Tri-C Jazz Studies

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Wed, April 10

7PM / $20
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