Rob Scheps / Jerry Dodgion Quintet Concert in concert, April 9
The Rob Scheps/ Jerry Dodgion Quintet / Turner Jazz Center, April 9
SPRING TOUR 2013
Rob Scheps - tenor sax & soprano sax
Jerry Dodgion - alto sax & soprano sax
Roger Wilder - piano
Bob " Dwight" Bowman - acoustic bass
Brian Steever - drums
Scheps&Dodgion are from New York, and the rhythm section is from Kansas City.
Jerry is excited about playing for & meeting all of you.He just returned from a Japan tour w/ Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, and will return to Japan in 2 weeks with Ron Carter!Based in NYC, Jerry is one of the most legendary alto saxophonists in jazz history.One of the greatest alto soloists, and lead players in the business.
· Charter member in 1966, longtime lead alto player- Thad Jones/ Mel Lewis Band
· Benny Goodman Russia Tour
· The original alto flute player on Herbie Hancock's Blue Note classic "Speak Like A Child"
· Countless recordings with Astrud Gilberto, Frank Wess, Count Basie,RonCarter,MelLewis,Rosemary Clooney, etc.
At 80, he is a vibrant, amazing LIVING LEGEND.
The group is available for Quintet concerts; clinics with the whole band; and smaller clinics or guestsoloist opportunitieswith Jerry Dodgion and Rob Scheps. 10 concerts are already booked, so act now to reservea date or slot .Thank you.