Sylvan Street—High Wattage Jazz FusionConcerts & Performances
Sylvan Street—High Wattage Jazz Fusion; Fantastic Funkafied Ride. JAY C. REES, electric bass, leader; ANDREW HIX, drums/vocals; CHAD SHOOPMAN, trumpet; KENNY SMUKAL, trumpet; KELLAND THOMAS, saxophone; FRANK BROWNE, guitar; EVAN REES, piano/keyboards; MICHAEL FALTIN, percussion. With special guest Douglas McCullough, percussion. Sylvan Street, a high-wattage group of eight accomplished musicians, performs funk-infused originals with surging electric bass grooves, powerful drums, tight horns, and exciting keyboards. They blend a driving fusion of jazz, rock, Latin, urban, jump swing and blues. Bassist-composer Jay Rees, a new professor at the Frost School of Music leads the charge. For this concert they’ll jam on new tunes and reprise many fan favorites. Tickets start at $20.