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Pete Enblom and Bob Parsons Quintet
June 2, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
$10 admission at the door. $5 with valid student ID. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts.
About Pete Enblom:
Peter Enblom is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he studied trombone with Steven Zellmer and Ron Ricketts of the Minnesota Orchestra. He did post graduate studies with Phil Wilson and John Coffey. He has been a professional trombonist for over 40 years and has played in almost every musical style from rock to jazz and classical to latin music. He played lead trombone for the Buddy Rich band, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Artie Shaw Orchestra and is currently lead trombonist with the Brian Setzer Orchestra. He has played for many music legends including Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin and Harry Connick Jr.
Currently, Mr Enblom performs with the JazzMN orchestra, Explosion Big Band, Bill Simonson Orchestra as well as at the Ordway Theater, Children’s Theater and with numerous jazz, rock and latin groups.
Mr Enblom is also a music educator and has taught instrumental music at the elementary, middle school and high school levels. He enjoys teaching students of all ages and skill levels and especially likes teaching jazz improvisation and jazz styles.
About Bob Parsons
After 15 years on the East coast, saxophonist/Arranger Bob Parsons returned to the Twin Cities in 2008. While in NYC he contributed arrangements, performance, and production services for over 30 commercial recordings. He has credits on Blue Note, Verve, and Steeplechase labels. Concurrent with the move back to Minnesota, Bob decided to emphasize his arranging skills in a more concentrated way. In 2014 Bob produced the ACME Jazz Company CD featuring Arne Fogel and 10 of Bob’s arrangements. Jazz radio personality Jerry Swanberg selected this recording as one of his top 20 national picks for 2014.
About Jazz Masters & Masters Emerging:
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