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Jazz Matinee: Mike Vax

“Serenade To A Bus Seat” – A Tribute to Clark Terry Mike Vax-trumpet, Tony Vacca-sax, Howard Alden-guitar, Joel Robin-piano, Selwyn Reams-bass, Ken French-drums Mike Vax was honored to be the lead trumpet player for Clark Terry’s Big Bad Band back in the late 1970’s. Clark was a mentor and close friend to Mike for over …

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Mike Vax & TRPTS

Trumpets-Mike Vax, Bruce Gates, Ron King, Adam Compeau, Jack Petersen-piano/guitar, Howard Alden-guitar, Selwyn Reams-bass, Ken French-drums TRPTS (Trumpets) was formed in 1985 as an experimental group to bring the history of jazz trumpet to audiences through performing voiced out solos from famous jazz trumpet players, playing music associated with trumpet jazz over the years, and …

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