Drum and Percussion Master from Paul Simon's Band leads All-Star International Quartet Live on Nighttown's Stage!
Featuring: Jamey Haddad-drums & percussion, Dominick Farinacci-trumpet, Alain Mallet-piano, & Kip Reed-bass.
A world class musician, native Clevelander Jamey Haddad spent most of 2012 and 2013 on tour with Paul Simon enhancing his world famous music with his percussion. Jamey Haddad has been a professional jazz musician for over 25 years. He has toured and recorded with many greats including Carly Simon, Joe Lovano, Paul Winter, Kenny Werner, and Dave Liebman.
Currently Jamey teaches at Oberlin and he continues to tour as the leader of his own group, and as a special guest, nationally and internationally.
Dominick Farinacci graduated from The Juilliard School in 2005 and launched his career in Japan with a prolific run of eight albums. Farinacci’s latest recording, Short Stories (Mack Avenue Records), was produced by five-time Grammy Award winner Tommy LiPuma and features Steve Gadd, Christian McBride and Jacob Collier, among others.
Performing in more than 120 cities in 14 countries around the world, Farinacci has been a featured guest on ABC’s Good Morning America and is a TED speaker. He has also served as Global Ambassador for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar.
Born in France, Alain Mallet moved to the States at the age of 21 to attend Berklee College of Music where he is now a professor in the ensemble and piano departments.
He has toured and recorded with some of the biggest names in Jazz and Pop including Phil Woods, Paul Simon, Paquito D'Rivera, Marc Johnson and Madeleine Peyroux.
He is a critically acclaimed producer, particularly for his work with Jonatha Brooke. His original compositions have been recorded by jazz greats such as Gary Burton, Dave Samuels and Paquito D'Rivera and published in the European Real Book (Sher Music).