Quarantine Concert Series_#127: Christian Hizon/Jeff Reed/Eric Kennedy

An die Musik Live!

409 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Christian Hizon_Jeff Reed_Eric Kennedy_Warren Wolf

**This is access to a recording of the live performance on our stage on Oct. 29, 2020.**

Christian Hizon, trombone
Jeff Reed, bass
Eric Kennedy, drums

Warren Wolf, piano

Accomplished musician Christian Hizon is an in-demand trombonist, educator and session player in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia music scene. A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music with a degree in Bass Trombone Performance, he has studied and performed with numerous first-rate musicians including Gary Bartz, Sean Jones, Larry Willis, Gary Thomas, Alex Norris, Todd Marcus and the National Symphony Orchestra. Although adept at many styles including classical, funk and hip-hop, Hizon has focused towards jazz leading groups or performing as a sideman. Hizon continues to develop his sound, blending the traditional jazz language with a modern compositional style. 

Jeff Reed is an acoustic bassist, electric bassist, composer, and educator, currently residing in Baltimore. One of the most in demand sidemen in the area, Jeff has performed extensively throughout the United States and throughout the world. Reed recently has been working with bass clarinetist Todd Marcus, multi-instrumentalist Warren Wolf, and trumpeter Sean Jones in his innovative new group, Dizzy Spells. Jeff has also performed with a slew of musicians over the years including Gary Thomas, Miguel Zenon, David Sanchez, Dave Kikoski, Dave Liebmann, Jeff Coffin, Bennie Maupin, and Tom Morello to name a few. He has also been recorded on over fifty full length albums.

Reed earned a Bachelor of Music from Towson University and a Master of Music from the University of Maryland, College Park. In addition to performing as a sideman, Reed leads his own group and is an adjunct faculty member at Towson University.

Eric Kennedy is a Baltimore native, drummer, vocalist, percussionist, educator and composer. Eric’s introduction to all styles of music and early music training was initiated by his musical relatives, who also cultivated his love of jazz. Eric continued his arts education at the Baltimore School for the Arts studying classical percussion and voice with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra percussionist John Locke, Donna Di Stefano and the late Dr. Nathan Carter and Ms. Jewel Churn of Frederick Douglass HIgh School. Eric has studied percussion and technique with legendary drummers Edgar Bateman, Johnny Polite, Billy Hart, Leroy Williams, Jamal Wilson and Clayton Cameron, voice with Timothy Shepherd and Odell Wilson and harmony/theory with Dr. Barry Harris.

Warren Wolf is a multi-instrumentalist from Baltimore From the age of three, Warren has been trained on the vibraphone/marimba, drums and piano under the guidance of his father Warren Wolf Sr. After graduating from Baltimore School for the Arts in 1997, Warren attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. There he studied with Carribean jazz vibraphonist Dave Samuels and vibist Ed Saindon. Warren has performed with a who's who of the musical world. He has several recordings as a leader and recently signed to the Mack Ave recording label

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