New York trumpeter is passing through town on his way to Vancouver and will be performing at Egans Ballard Jam House on Thursday, February 18 at 9:00pm. The the intimate space of Egans, this promises to be an amazing show.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18
EGANS BALLARD JAM HOUSE
1707 NW Market Street
Seattle, WA 98107
Tickets: $10 / All Ages
JIM ROTONDI - trumpet
JOHN HANSEN - piano
CHUCK DEARDORF - bass
MATT JORGENSEN - drums
Trumpeter Jim Rotondi has been a major figure in the world of jazz for over 20 years, both in New York and on the international scene. His sound, soul, and sense of swing have been in demand as leader and sideman all over the world.
Since relocating to New York, Jim has toured and recorded with a host of jazz luminaries, including the big bands of Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, Grammy-winner Toshiko Akiyoshi, Bob Mintzer, and the small groups of Charles Earland, Lou Donaldson, Curtis Fuller and Joe Chambers. Jim currently leads two of his own groups, a quintet featuring vibraphonist Joe Locke in the front line, as well as an electric group, Full House, which also features pianist David Hazeltine. He is also a founding member of the collective sextet One For All, which features a front line of saxophonist Eric Alexander and trombonist Steve Davis, as well as the aforementioned Hazeltine, drummer Joe Farnsworth and bassist John Webber in the rhythm section.
This story appears courtesy of Seattle Jazz Scene.
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