Russ Johnson – Jon Irabagon Quintet feat. Ohad Talmor at West End Conservatory

Tuesday, December 29

at 8:45 PM

West End Conservatory
5500 W Vliet St
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208
(414) 502-9378

Russ Johnson – trumpet
Jon Irabagon – saxophones
Ohad Talmor – tenor
Matt Ulery – bass
Jon Deitemyer – drums

$10 cover / 2 sets


Trumpeter Russ Johnson is a recent Midwest transplant after spending 23 years as an important member of New York City’s jazz community. He has six recordings as a leader or co-leader and has performed on more than 75 recordings as a sideman. Johnson has worked alongside many legendary figures in jazz including Lee Konitz, Steve Swallow, Bill Frisell, and Joe Lovano. In addition, he has performed and/or recorded with a long list of the prominent musicians currently on the international jazz scene including Ken Vandermark, Myra Melford, and Jenny Scheinman. His most recent recording, Meeting Point was released in May 2014 on Relay Recordings, and is already receiving critical acclaim. Johnson currently serves as the Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside.

 

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