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by Matthew Alec
Cleveland, Ohio. Having lived here for my entire life, the word city" does not quite describe what Cleveland truly is. There is of course a downtown urban area, one filled with noteworthy neoclassic architecture and an overall stately appearance that is often overlooked by those who live here. That said, most Clevelanders" don't actually live within ...
David Kolinski-Schultz is a professional arranger and woodwind performer, and an alumnus of the Arranging and Composition program at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has just launched PDQ Music Publishing, and has a number of arrangements available on Sheet Music Plus including charts for Jazz Ensemble, String Quartets, & Brass Quintets. David has arranged for, and performed with, the horn sections of several groups over the years, recently celebrating 30 years with Jimmy and the Soulblazers. David has had the pleasure during his career of opening for and/or backing up such diverse artists as The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Jerry Lewis, Ray Charles, and Rosemary Clooney
Billy Joe Wiseman is an undeniably talented guitarist, having gained industry recognition and a fan following for his chops as an award-winning independent performer, session guitarist for Virgin Artists, and Guitar Chair for both the Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra and Hilton Hotels. In addition to teaching and coaching the popular female pop band Haim, Billy Joe has accompanied countless artists across the globe, including Paula Abdul, Joe Sample, Maynard Ferguson, Charo, Tony Newton, Doc Severinsen, Gladys Knight, John Klemmer, Tom Jones, Wayne Newton, Ed Shaughnessy, Joe Williams, Louie Bellson, Brandon Fields, and slew of others
The Dave Banks Big Band is a powerhouse, 17 piece, swingin’ big band based out of Akron, Ohio and is in its 17th year of making music. The band includes some of Ohio’s top jazz musicians and is led by Ohio native and 20 year Las Vegas veteran trumpet artist, Dave Banks. They have performed across the Midwest, including The Palace Theatre, Music Box, and The Bop Stop in Cleveland, BLUJazz, The Tangier Cabaret, The Carousel Dinner Theatre in Akron, the Kent Stage in Kent, the Packard Music Hall in Warren, the Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown, as well as many jazz clubs and major conventions in Northeast Ohio