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August 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 general admission, $5 for students with ID & musicians with instruments. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts.
Drew Stinson is a modern bass player out of the Twin Cities. His versatility and extensive understanding of his instrument allows him to work well in a creative setting but also as a sideman in any rhythm section. Drew has a wide array of musical interests and enjoys playing many styles of music. Some of the groups he plays with include Eclectic Yes, Sound Skirmish, The Levi Schwartzberg Project, Blues Contraption, and the Julian Manzara Quartet. With a phenomenal work ethic, he hopes to continue to grow and expand his horizons through his many musical endeavors.
Tomas Simpson is a well versed Twin Cities-based guitarist specializing in Classical and Contemporary styles. Born in the Dominican Republic, his playing reflects his international understanding of music as a whole. Current projects include the Eclectic Yes, Fifth Season, Tempestad, The Wibesmen, Critical Mass, Jazz Musketeers, and the Potash Twins. Tomas has played his way across the United States with several premiere school ensembles and professional acts.
Patrick Adkins currently attends the Conservatory at Lawrence University where he is majoring in piano performance and studies with Bill Carrothers; he has previously studied with Bryan Nichols and Tom Pletscher. Patrick has a diverse array of performance experience, with his primary performance and composition outlet around town being Sound Skirmish. He has also recently appeared in the Will Schmid Quartet, SPAT, and more.
Drew Stinson – Bass
Tomas Simpson – Guitar
Patrick Adkins – Keyboards
Geoffrey Randall – Drums
About the Monday Featured Artist:
JCS invites a local jazz masters to play and direct new collaborations.
This performance is followed by a traditional jam session hosted by the featured artist. Novice and experienced, are invited to play and hone their skills.