Saturday, April 9, 2011|10:00 PM - 12:30 AM

The Neal Smith Quintet

Featuring Steve Nelson

Neal Smith photo

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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Steve Nelson photo

Steve Nelson


Steve Nelson (born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American vibraphonist, and has been a member of Dave Holland's Quintet and Big Band for over a decade. He graduated ...

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Wayne Escoffery

Tenor Sax

Since moving to New York City in 2000, tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery has become one of the Jazz world’s most talented rising stars and in-demand sidemen. At only ...

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Rick Germanson


RICK GERMANSON has been a highly in-demand pianist on the New York City Jazz scene for over a decade. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rick moved to New ...

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Dezron Douglas photo

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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