Renowned Saxophonist with The Swing All Stars
Jesse Jones, Jr. Holiday Concert
Featuring vocalist/violinist Nicole Yarling
Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 7:30PM
94 NE 2nd Avenue
The renowned saxophone player and entertainer treats you to a night of holiday jazz and blues. He will be joined by acclaimed jazz and blues vocalist/violinist Nicole Yarling, an all-star rhythm section by celebrated bassist Paul Shewchuk, piano virtuoso Brian Murphy and drummer/vocalist Kevin Campfield. This show is a perfect way to get in to the spirit of the season!
Jesse Jones Jr - Saxophone, Flute, & Vocals
Miami native and saxophonist/entertainer extraordinaire, Jesse has performed with Donald Byrd, Blue Mitchell, Dexter Gordon, Joe Williams, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Clark Terry, Allan Harris, Ira Sullivan, Melton Mustafa, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Monty Alexander. Jesse’s busy schedule has him performing throughout Europe, Russia and North America, and he continues to be on the forefront of a burgeoning jazz renaissance in South Florida.
Outstanding vocalist and violinist Nicole Yarling has a rich velvet voice embroidered with technical skill and personality to boot! Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, she has worked with countless top musicians ranging from Jimmy Buffett to Dizzy Gillespie, and was personally chosen to perform with legendary jazz and blues vocalist Joe Williamson for his final recording. A master of many musical styles, Nicole continues to thrill audiences wherever she performs.
Paul Shewchuk - bassist
Bassist Paul Shewchuk has performed throughout the world with a long list of top artists ranging from jazz to rock, to broadway and beyond. Celebrities such as Wynton Marsalis, Paul Anka, Freddy Cole, Arturo Sandoval, Eddie Higgins, Randy Brecker, Larry Coryell, Marilyn Maye, Jay and the Americans, to name a few.
Brian Murphy – Piano
Master jazz pianist Brian Murphy has performed internationally with some of the biggest names in jazz, including including Wynton Marsalis, Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison, Buddy DeFranco, Diana Krall, Paquito D’Rivera, Woody Shaw, Dave Liebman, Bob Berg, Wycliffe Gordon and Duffy Jackson and Blues greats Jimmy Witherspoon, Albert Collins and Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson and many others.
Kevin Campfield - drums/vocals
Kevin is not only one of South Florida's top drummers, he is also an amazing vocalist who can deliver a song with a powerful, smooth style like the great masters of the jazz era.