Sunday, August 23, 2009|8:00 PM - 11:30 PM

The Neal Smith Quintet


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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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Mulgrew Miller


In a childhood filled with early musical experiences, mostly playing gospel music in his church and R&B and blues at dances. Mulgrew was constantly meddling in jazz piano, ...

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Eric Alexander

Tenor Sax

Boasting a warm, finely burnished tone and a robust melodic and harmonic imagination, tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander has been exploring new musical worlds from the outset. He started ...

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Steve Wilson

Alto Sax

" of the most gifted young woodwind specialists on the modern scene. His intellectual approach and studied chops are coupled with a deep spiritual base and driving creativity.""Adept ...

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Dezron Douglas


The New Jazz Workshop or NJW was formed in September of 2000 by Dezron Douglas, and Lummie Spann. At the time they were both students of the Jackie ...

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