Performers in 2017

Prescott Jazz Summit 2017 - Featuring The Jazz Summit All Star Band


Featuring:

  • Performers for 2017 Prescott Jazz Summit

    Saxophone:
    Kim Richmond – Los Angeles ( Stan Kenton, Bob Florence, USAF Airmen of Note, Top LA Studio Player)
    Gary Anderson – Las Vegas – Woody Herman, Las Vegas Show Bands
    Mike Croty - Phoenix - Airmen of Note in Washington DC, performed with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughn, Diana Ross, Ray Charles, Louis Bellson, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry,
    Tony Vacca – Phoenix - Performed with Sammy Davis Jr., Tony Bennett, Doc Severinson, The Temptations and Richie Cole
    Dave Russell – Prescott - A local favorite for many years

    Trumpet:
    Mike Vax – Prescott (Stan Kenton, Harry James Orch., Glenn Miller Orch., Jimmy Dorsey Orch., US Navy Show Band, Dukes of Dixieland in New Orleans)
    Mike Croty – Phoenix -Airmen of Note in Washington DC, performed with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughn, Diana Ross, Ray Charles, Louis Bellson, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry,
    Bruce Gates – Phoenix - Airmen of Note in Washington DC
    Dave Coolege – Phoenix - Walt Disney World Orchestra and Future Corps
    Derek Young – Prescott

    Trombone:
    Scott Whitfield – Los Angeles (Glenn Miller Orch., The Modernaires, The Pied Pipers, Bob Florence, Top LA Studio Player)
    Peggy Vax – Prescott - – Former music teacher in California.  Voted Jazz Director of the year in 2000 by the California Music Educators Association
    Brian Zabreski - Prescott - Musical Conductor for many major cruise ship lines
    Calvin Audis
    – Flagstaff

    Drums:
    C.E. Askew – Monticello, AR - Leader of the Airmen of Note in Washington DC for 20 years.  Performed with Randy and Michael Brecker, Bill Watrous, Clark Terry, and Kevin Mahogany
    Cleve Huff – Phoenix – Performed with Doc Severinson, Bob Hope, Jerry Vale, Al Martino, Carol Channing, Harry James and Jimmy Dorsey Orchestras

    Bass:
    Selwyn Reams – – Phoenix, First call bass player for many musical events in Phoenix, Sedona and Flagstaff
    Chris Finet – Flagstaff – Director of Jazz Studies at NAU, Flagstaff Symphony, Performed with Doc Severinson, Roy Hargrove, Dave Douglass


    Piano:
    Yanni Goudelis – Phoenix - originally from Greece – many European Jazz Tours

    Guitar:
    Jack Petersen – Prescott -Performed with Clark Terry, Stan Kenton, Dave Brubeck, Lena Horne, Peggy Lee, Henry Mancini
    Howard Alden– Phoenix/New York - Concord Jazz Recording Artist, Performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Scott Hamilton, Ken Peplowski and George Van Eps.

     


    Vocalists:
    Dennis Rowland - Phoenix - Count Basie Orchestra
    Scott Whitfield - Los Angeles
    Ginger Berglund - Los Angeles - Pied Pipers, Modernaires, LA studio singer
    Renee Patrick - Phoenix

     

     

     

 


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