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February 7, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Noah Simpson-trumpet, Eric Rasmussen-sax, Matt Sazima-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Caleb Michel-drums
Energetic, attentive, and dynamic define Noah Simpson’s trumpet playing. Joined by fellow west coast transplant and long time collaborator Matt Sazima, they strive to create forward thinking music rooted in Jazz.
After graduating high school Noah began establishing himself around the Phoenix area as both a leader and sideman, performing in The Young Sounds Of Arizona, The PVCC Monday night big band, Numerous SCC combos, as well as groups of his own. While attending SCC he had the privilege of studying with great local musicians such as Eric Rasmussen, Will Goble, and Fred Forney. After receiving the George Benson Honorary Scholarship, he attended Portland State University under the Brad Merserau scholarship while studying with George Colligan and Darrell Grant. Now out of college he regularly performs with his own group all over the Pacific Northwest.
Noah has performed with renowned musicians such as Lewis Nash, Conrad Herwig, Alex Acuna, Jaleel Shaw, Sean Jones, Dennis Rowland, and Dominick Farinacci. In addition, he has also toured around the country with groups such as Dirty Revival, The Polyphonic Spree, and Taina Asili.
$20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)
Plus processing costs