Jazz Matinee: A Tribute to Chet Baker

Ron King-trumpet, Dave Russell-tenor sax/bass flute, Beth Lederman-piano, Felix Sainz-bass/vocals, Bob Daniels-drums/bandleader The performance places an emphasis on Chet’s early career and his collaboration with pianist/composer Russ Freeman. The rest of the material is from the late 1970’s to the early 1980’s when Chet sounded fully recovered from an unfortunate incident in 1966. The Gerry …

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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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