Fri, May 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
One event on Fri, May 26, 2023 at 8:30 pm
Michael Dease Sextet
Dease, the winner of the 69th Annual DownBeat Magazine Poll for Trombonist of the Year and multi-Grammy award winner, is also a sought-after lead, section and bass trombonist with today's leading jazz orchestras.
DOORS @6PM, SHOWTIME @6:30PM / DOORS @8:30PM, SHOWTIME @9PM
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Michael Dease is one of the world’s eminent trombonists, lending his versatile sound and signature improvisations to over 200 recordings and groups as diverse as Grammy-winning artists David Sunburn, Christian McBride, Michel Camilo, and Alicia Keys. Born in Augusta, GA, he played the saxophone and trumpet before choosing the trombone at age 17. In 2001, Dease moved to New York City to become part of the historic first class of jazz students at the Juilliard School, earning both bachelors and masters degrees, and quickly established a reputation as a brilliant soloist, side person, and bandleader.
Michael Dease – Trombone, Baritone Saxophone
Virginia MacDonald – Clarinet
Randy Napoleon – Guitar
Rodney Whitaker – Bass
Sarah Kadoura – Drumset
Gwendolyn Dease – Percussion
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