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Blue Muse Jazz: Cool Jazz Cafe

Presented by Creative City Collaborative @ Arts Garage at Arts Garage, Delray Beach FL

Apr 08 2022
Blue Muse Jazz: Cool Jazz Cafe

The show transports the audience to a moment in time where jazz was cooler than cool. Hard swing, soul-jazz and west coast cool as well as tight harmonies with horns combine to make the evening an unforgettable performance!

The show transports the audience to a moment in time where jazz was cooler than cool.  Hard swing, soul-jazz and west coast cool as well as tight harmonies with horns combine to make the evening an unforgettable performance!

Blue Muse has performed at venues all over the southeast including the Atlantic Beach Jazz Festival and Jacksonville Jazz Festival After Dark series..  Their latest EP, It Never Entered My Mind received rave reviews from critics around the world. Their debut release Blue

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ADMISSION INFO

$40-$45

 

Contact: 15614506357

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The show transports the audience to a moment in time when jazz was cooler than cool.  Hard swing, soul-jazz, and west coast cool as well as tight harmonies with horns combine to make the evening an unforgettable performance!

Blue Muse has performed at venues all over the southeast including the Atlantic Beach Jazz Festival and Jacksonville Jazz Festival After Dark series..  Their latest EP, It Never Entered My Mind received rave reviews from critics around the world. Their debut release Blue Muse Live reached #6 on the CMJ Jazz charted on the Top 40 of the Roots Music Jazz charts.

PERFORMER BIOs

Sarah Lee, tenor saxophone – a native of NJ, Sarah is the founding member of Blue Muse.  After a 20 year career in Information Technology, she received her music degree and became a full-time musician performing with Bold City Classics and The Chris Thomas Band in northeast Florida while teaching privately and managing both groups.

Steve Strawley, trumpet – A graduate of Westchester University, Steve Strawley now resides and performs throughout Florida after retiring as school band director and sideman in Pennsylvania. He is an adjunct professor for the trumpet studio at Florida State College in Jacksonville and plays with various groups in the Jacksonville area including the award-winning Latin band, LPT. A sideman for Martha Reeves, Neil Sedaka, Temptations, as well as bands for Bob Newhart and Joan Rivers.

Lance Reed, trombone – Lance is an endorsing artist for Best American Craftsmen trombones. Lance has toured with Karl W. Davis and the Milk Men (French) as well as Tye Tribbet (Grammy Nominated and Grammy Winning Gospel artist) and Tommy Schneller Band (German).  He resides in Jacksonville, Florida where he performs with multiple bands while being the premier trombonist for Bold City Classics and The Chris Thomas Band.

John Medico, drums – A graduate of the University of North Florida’s jazz performance program, John studied with Danny Gottlieb.  He has performed with Vincent Gardner as well as Aaron Lebos and Electric Kif.  John performs with the John Medico quartet and has been a sideman to many groups in and throughout Florida on drum kit and keyboard.  He is originally from Sarasota, Florida.

Cody Wheaton, bass – Cody studied jazz and performed classical Tuba and Bass as a graduate of Jacksonville University. Cody has performed with world-class musicians and composers such as Chris Potter, Delfeayo Marsalis, Rich Redenour, composers Robert W. Smith, Richard Saucedo, and James Curnow. Cody performs primarily with Blue Muse, Bold City Classics, and The Chris Thomas Band. Besides being a freelance musician Cody also teaches privately and performs at multiple churches and musical productions.

Javian Francis, piano – A native of Palm Beach, Javian received his jazz degree from the University of North Florida.  He is sideman to several groups in northeast Florida including The Chris Thomas Band.  He has performed with the UNF JE1 band all over the United States and is one of the premier keyboardists in northeast Florida.

Jarrett Carter, guitar – Jarrett attended the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he earned a BM in Jazz studies. He is a graduate of Douglas Anderson School of the Arts and was a member of the D.A. Big Band that won Essentially Ellington in 2006.  Jarrett has studied with guitarists Barry Green, James Hogan, and Don Casper. He has also performed for classical guitarists Dusan Bogdanovic and Andrew York.  Jarrett resides in Jacksonville and is a full-time musician.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Arts Garage

94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, 33444, Delray Beach, FL 33444

PARKING INFO

Parking is very convenient with five floors of spaces available in the garage above Arts Garage. Please enter the parking garage on NE 1st Street, just east of Old School Square. Delray Beach charges $5.00 for Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings after 4:00 PM. There is a machine at each elevator entrance where you can pay and then you leave your ticket in your window. You can also download Parkmobile from your app store on your mobile device. (We are Zone 3171.) Once you set up your account, you do not need a paper ticket; your information is logged on the app.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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