Saturday, October 11, 2008|10:30 PM - 1:30 AM

The Neal Smith Group

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Neal Smith


Born and raised in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Neal Smith has been playing drums since the age of five. By the time he completed high school he had achieved ...

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Jimmy Greene

Tenor Sax

Jimmy Greene’s debut recording for Mack Avenue Records, Beautiful Life, is a celebration of the life of his 6-year-old daughter, Ana Márquez-Greene, whose life was tragically taken, along ...

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Curtis Taylor


Curtis Taylor has musical abilities that far exceed that of your average musician. No doubt it's because the talented jazz trumpeter and bandleader has studied and performed with ...

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Mark Gross

Alto Sax

2 X GRAMMY AWARD WINNER, Mark Gross swings and sings with soul and rhythm along today's jazz vanguard. He constantly pushes the music forward, while staying true to ...

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Ugonna Okegwo


Ugonna Okegwo is one of the most distinctive and sought-after jazz bassists in the world. Critics across the globe have praised him for his rich tone, supple sense ...

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Miki Hayama


Miki Hayama was born in a musical family in Kyoto, Japan. She began to play piano and Wadaiko(Japanese drums) when she was 7 years old.She enrolled the Osaka ...

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