Ian Hendrickson-Smith and David Hazeltine at Tula's - October 15


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Saxophonist Ian Hendrickson-Smith, who has been to Seattle a number of times recently with the wildly popular soul group Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, shares the bill at Tula’s Jazz Club with pianist David Hazeltine on Thursday, October 15. Joining the group will be Phil Sparks on bass and Matt Jorgensen on drums.

BIO: Alto, Tenor, Baritone Saxophonist and Flutist Ian Hendrickson-Smith has been and continues to be one of the most sought after musicians in New York City. Mostly noted for his remarkable tone, soulful approach and blues driven melodies he’s been reaching audiences world-wide through numerous recordings and live appearances. Born in New Orleans, Ian Hendrickson-Smith began his professional music career in 1996, after four years of studies at the Manhattan School of Music.

Ian’s extensive recording experience most recently includes the release of his fourth date as a leader, titled “Blues in the Basement” (Cellar Live Records) following the releases of “Still Smokin’” (2004 Sharp Nine Records),”Party of Three” (2003, K-Pasta Records) and his highly regarded debut CD, “Up in Smoke!” (2003, Sharp Nine Records). He can also be heard on a host of other records as a sideman, check out the “Recordings” page for complete info.

Hendrickson-Smith has worked/and or recorded with: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Mofro, Robbie Williams, Amy Winehouse, Al Green, Boyz 2 Men, The Charles Mingus Big Band Workshop, Phillip Harper, Etta Jones, David Hazeltine, Melvin Sparks, Danny Moore, Popa Chubby, The J.B.’s (Fred Wesley and Pee Wee Ellis), Adam Scone, Lee Fields, Michael “Spike” Wilner, Mark Ronson, Shiner Massive, David Sanborn, The Hotpants, The Macktet, The Uptown Quintet, The Night Crawlers, etc.

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