Monday, October 10th
Jon Davis Duo (Piano/bass)
Pianist and composer Jon Davis has been touring with the world's finest jazz musicians for over 25 years and has appeared on more than 50 recordings. Most widely known for his association with legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius, Davis has shown a rare versatility that ranges from solo to big band. He has performed with such artists as the John Handy Quartet, Johnny Coles, and Buddy Montgomery, as well as jazz legends Joe Henderson, Milt Jackson, and Stan Getz.
Tuesday, October 11th
Dave Demotta (Piano/Bass)
Dave DeMotta’s pianist career started while he was teenager in Maine where he played clubs and concerts with local musicians in the Portland area. Dave relocated to the New York metropolitan area in 1995, and since then has performed and recorded with Aki Yamamoto, Tetsu Yasui, Howard Britz, and his own band. Since 2009, he has performed with the Steve Slagle Quartet alongside master players such as McClenty Hunter, Bill Moring, Steve Johns, Ed Howard, and Bob Gullotti.