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Monks Jazz Live Stream
Thursday, February 25, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
A native of Fort Worth, Texas,
began playing piano at the age of 3, discovered the Hammond organ at 17, and after graduating high school, he traveled the country performing with the Clyde McCoy Dixieland Group. Red furthered his musical development as a member of the United States Air Force Band from 1968 to 1972, before moving to New England, where he led an organ trio for three years. Returning to Texas in 1974, he performed with Lloyd Price, and toured Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings in support of their Wanted! The Outlaws album.
One Set – 7:30pm – 9pm CST
Mike Malone – Saxophone
Russell Haight – Saxophone
Brannen Temple – Drums
Ephraim Owens Quintet – Live at Native Hostel
Jacob Wise Trio – Live-Streaming from Monks Jazz
A native of Austin, Texas,
is a jazz guitarist and composer. Wise is a graduate of the University of North Texas, where he received an M.M. in Jazz Studies, and was a member of UNT’s renowned One O’Clock Lab Band. He has released two albums of original music, “Paseo” and “Jacob Wise Trio”, both available at jacobwise.bandcamp.com. Jacob is a professor at Austin Community College, and maintains a busy performing and teaching schedule in the Austin area. The trio will be performing original compositions from Wise’s albums, as well as new arrangements of jazz standards.
Aaron Parks Project – Live-Streaming Concert
Continuing the collaboration between
on behalf of #ProjectSafetyNet, the 37th concert in the series will feature the Aaron Parks Project.
Mike Sailors Quintet – Live-Streaming Concert
has performed around the world in venues such as the Blue Note (New York, Tokyo, and Sapporo locations), Ronnie Scott’s, Porgy and Bess, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, The Jazz Standard, Smalls Jazz Club, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center; and has appeared at the Montreal, Detroit, EFG London, and Tokyo Blue Note Jazz Festivals. He has also been an active musician in Broadway orchestras, most notably as the Music Director of Sleep No More. In addition to leading the Mike Sailors Nonet, once dubbed “an all-star outfit” by the New York Times, he has performed as a sideman with the Birdland Big Band, the Hot Sardines, the Gerald Wilson Orchestra, and The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra.