Drummer Jason Tiemann joins Tampa Bay jazz musicians for Art Blakey tribute concert on Monday

Blakey would’ve turned 100 years old this month.

click to enlarge Drummer Jason Tiemann joins Tampa Bay jazz musicians for Art Blakey tribute concert on Monday
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New York drummer Jason Tiemann joins a local ensemble — Jack Wilkins (saxophone), Tom Brantley (trombone), James Suggs (trumpet), Chris Rottmayer (piano), Mark Neuenschwander (bass) and LaRue Nickelson (guitar) — for a night that bows down to one of jazz’s enduring master bandleaders, Art Blakey, whose approach to hard bop (hello snare drums!) changed the sound of music forever.

Monday Night Jazz Series: The Music of Art Blakey. Mon. Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. $10-$20. School of Music Concert Hall at University of South Florida, Tampa. usf.edu.


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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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