The John Ehlis Quartet, with Leonor Falcón (5 string violin), Yasuno Katsuki (euphonium), John Ehlis (guitar), and Glen Fittin (percussion), is a collective of creative artists with an attractive and unusual instrumentation. Their collaboration is based on an organic approach of playing music, yielding engaging performances that truly are “one of a kind” and music that is often times beyond categorization.
Special guest LOIRE combines World Music, Jazz and Pop elements with Jazz Scat improvisations and her original reworking of the highly sophisticated and vocal art of Konnakol, the South Indian drum language, into a mesmerizing and often jaw-dropping experience. Described by the New Yorker as “Using her voice in mystically percussive ways,” LOIRE is quickly gaining an international reputation as one of the most captivating and original Read more about this artist →
Carrie Jackson presents First Sunday Jam! Location: Trumpets Jazz Club
Time: 4 p.m. -7 p.m.
$7 pp music charge &7 pp minimum
You know that great musicians and vocalists follow Carrie Jackson. Her jams are among the most popular and of a very high quality. Carrie Jackson presents A Trumpets’ Jam Session for Musicians & Vocalists and Lusic Lovers!
Featuring: Radam Schwartz on organ
Lauren Hooker & Friends Lauren Hooker: Vocals, Piano, Native American Flute and Drum Paul Meyers: Guitar Dave Rimelis: Violin Mike Richmond: Bass/Cello Ted Brancato: Piano Vince Ector: Drums Joe Cardello: Percussion Jonathan Luks: Tap
Jonathan Luks was strong participant in the mid ’70s Tap Revival. He was a member of Tap icon Brenda Bufalino’s Dancing Theatre Co., and did numerous workshops with Honi Coles, The Copasetics, Gregory Hines, and Harold Nicholas. He feels fortunate to have performed with Jazz Legends like Cab Calloway, Roy Eldridge, and Oliver Lake. Jonathan has also performed in over 35 Musicals and owned a dance studio. Currently Jonathan is Artistic Director of Flying Ship Productions. As such, he has written, composed, and produced 17 Musicals for Young Audiences, which tour the North East annually. He loves working with Jazz artists like Lauren Hooker and Friends and has just completed recording Tap tracks at Ted Brancato’s studio for a soon to be released CD. Jonathan can also be found working with other Artists like John Ehlis, and Blues guitarist Robert Ross.