Over the last forty years, Jay Leonhart has played the bass for most of the legendary singers and jazz musicians of our time. This songwriter combines his bass violin virtuosity and jazz expertise with songs that are hip, humorous and moving commentaries on our lives and times. Wycliffe Gordon enjoys an extraordinary career as a performer, conductor, composer, arranger, and educator, receiving high praise from audiences and critics alike. Gordon tours the world performing hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz for audiences ranging from heads of state to elementary school students. His trombone playing has been universally hailed by jazz critics. In addition to a thriving solo career, he tours regularly leading the Wycliffe Gordon Quartet. Gordon is a former veteran member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and The Gully Low Jazz Band, and has been a featured guest artist on Billy Taylor's "Jazz at The Kennedy Center" Series.
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