Pre-New Years Eve Bash: Three Generations of Jazz
Saturday, December 28th, 2013
The Sound Room
2147 Broadway, Oakland, CA
A creative, energetic music program featuring three musicians spanning the ages who have performed with the greats. The trio will bring a diverse, beyond category program covering various jazz styles, but always including creative /rare standards.
Pianist, leader Larry Vuckovich, who is in his 70s, has performed with who's who in jazz ranging from Jon Hendricks, Dexter Gordon, Philly Joe Jones, Bobby Hutcherson, Charlie Haden, Tom Harrell, Charles McPherson, Tony Bennett and others. Bassist Doug Miller, in his 50s, has also performed with numerous greats as Mel Lewis, James Moody, Dick Hyman, Basie and Ellington Orchestras. Drummer Austin Harris, just barely 30, has also spent time on the prestigious New York scene playing with Jimmy Heath, Marcus Belgrave, Frank Wess and Eric Alexander. Don't miss this stimulating presentation of diverse swinging jazz styles including a world music journey. Vocalist/percussionist Sanna Craig will do a guest vocal selection