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Keith Yanes & Friends
September 23, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 general admission, $5 for students with ID & musicians with instruments. Doors open 15 minutes before music starts.
A quartet of notable local musicians that will showcase a number of original compositions by Keith Yanes and more. The quartet will perform a wide range of music reaching for straight and swung, fast and slow, soft and loud, high and low. An open jazz jam session will follow the performance and all are welcome.
Keith Yanes is an upright bass player based in the Twin Cities. Born into a musical family, Yanes has been surrounded by music his entire life and started playing at a very early age. He has studied on many different instruments over the course of his life but felt a special connection to the bass guitar and, soon after, the upright bass. He earned his jazz performance degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth under the guidance of pianist and department head Ryan Frane and has been a top-call bassist for several working groups. He remains busy playing many genres of music such as jazz, bluegrass, Latin/world music, Americana and pop. You can find him playing regularly with such groups as “Very Trio”, “Tacky Annie”, “Barley Jacks”, “Davina and the Vagabonds”, “Axis Mundi” as well as many different outfits of jazz collaborations offered around the Twin Cities.
Keith Yanes – Bass
Brian Handeland – Sax
Mike Wolter – Guitar
Ben Ehrlich – 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.