Jazz @ The Dance Hall: Chris Klaxton / Taylor O'Donnell Quartet at The Dance Hall
Trumpeter / keyboardist Chris Klaxton and vocalist Taylor O'Donnell return to the Dance Hall with new and old friends - featuring bassist and Dance Hall Alum Rob Gerry, and 19 yr old phenom drummer / vocalist Alex Ouellette.
Having studied from masters such as Clark Terry, Terrance Blanchard, Fred Hersch, and Peter Eldridge, both Klaxton and O'Donnell are firmly rooted in the jazz tradition yet share a wide ranging and eclectic repertoire; swinging the standards of yesterday while maintaining a firm grasp on the music of today. O'Donnell has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show with producer David Foster, sung background for singer / songwriter Ben Folds, and has performed alongside Janis Siegel, The Real Group, New York Voices, and choral group Seraphic Fire. Klaxton has made a reputation as being a gifted multi-instrumentalist and composer, focusing heavily on jazz trumpet, yet contributing horn, keyboards, guitar and percussion to a variety of award winning hip-hop, rock, and indie projects. ...
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