Wednesday, June 11, 2008|7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

The Walter Blanding Quintet

with James Zollar

Walter Blanding photo

Walter Blanding

Tenor Sax

Walter Blanding (saxophone) was born in Cleveland, Ohio and began playing the saxophone at age 6. His grandmother was musical director of their Baptist church and taught music ...

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James Zollar photo

James Zollar


James Delano Zollar began his musical career at age 9 playing bugle in his hometown, Kansas City Missouri. At 12, he graduated to the trumpet where he began ...

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Antonio Ciacca photo

Antonio Ciacca


Born in Germany in 1969, raised in Italy and educated in the United States, pianist, composer, and arts-presenter Antonio Ciacca began his career in jazz as a sideman ...

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Kengo Nakamura photo

Kengo Nakamura


Kengo was born in Osaka, Japan. He learned the classical guitar at the early age of twelve. He switched to the electric bass when he became seventeen years ...

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Brandon Sanders photo

Brandon Sanders


Originally from Kansas City, but raised in Compton, California, Brandon Sanders has loved jazz music since he was a small child.  His grandmother, the owner of a jazz ...

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