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Bud Gordon

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Bud went to Eagle Rock High School, graduating in 1978. Some of his musical cohorts while there were guitarist Larry Koonse, bassist Scott Colley, drummer Daryl VanDruff, and trumpeter Roger Ingram. While in High School Bud earned the honor of playing at the Monterey Jazz Festival's All Star Big Band. Jazz Greats Thad Jones, George Duke, and Dave Friesen directed the band in sets of their music at the Sunday afternoon concert. After school, Bud toured for a year and a half with the great soul singer Ray Charles that included stops in France, Germany, Italy, Australia and Hawaii. When Bud returned to Los Angeles, he immediately became part of the vibrant salsa music scene

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Cully Joyce

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Wayne Wilkinson

Wayne Wilkinson is a headliner guitarist that performs and tours across the country and internationally. Throughout his over four decade career, Wayne has shared the stage with iconic jazz musicians, world class performers and a President of the United States.   An artist with Benedetto guitars and GHS Strings, Wilkinson is known for his high-octane melodic playing which world-renowned jazz trombonist Bill Watrous said “is the greatest guitar playing I’ve ever heard.” In addition to concerts; jazz clubs; recital series; jazz parties; jazz and swing societies and private venue events, recent performances have included the London, Tel Aviv, and Vail Jazz Festivals; a United Kingdom Tour, and Hawaii Tour

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Colin Trusedell: Quartet of Jazz Death

Read "Quartet of Jazz Death" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Bassist Colin Trusedell made his recording debut with the very fine Some of My Best Friends Are... Divas. This recording, by relative unknowns, late of Armed Forces service, put together a cogent and well-focused jazz vocal recording that intelligently surveyed the American Songbook. Scoring such a success, what does Trusedell do for a follow-up? He goes ...

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11 Years Of Tradition: Earl Klugh's Weekend Of Jazz At The Broadmoor

11 Years Of Tradition: Earl Klugh's Weekend Of Jazz At The Broadmoor

Colorado Springs, Colo. (January 23, 2014) – For an 11th straight season, GRAMMY-winning guitarist Earl Klugh will annually host his Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor featuring exceptional musicians and performances, unique culinary and wine experiences and more – all among an incredible group of Weekend of Jazz guests that return each year. This April 3-5, ...

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Colin Trusedell Trio: Some Of My Best Friends Are... Divas

Read "Some Of My Best Friends Are... Divas" reviewed by Chris Mosey


Jazz as business? Colin Trusedell thinks it's possible. The former Navy Band bassist graduated from the University of Miami's Frost School of Music with a music business degree. He now lives in Colorado Springs where he has set up his own booking agency, MyShowsLive. This supplies musical acts for gala events, cocktail receptions and the like. ...

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10 Years Of Tradition: Earl Klugh's Weekend Of Jazz At The Broadmoor!

10 Years Of Tradition: Earl Klugh's Weekend Of Jazz At The Broadmoor!

Grammy Award-Winning Artist Earl Klugh Returns This April! Colorado Springs, Colo. (January 14, 2013) – For a 10th straight season, GRAMMY-winning guitarist Earl Klugh hosts his Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor featuring exceptional musicians and performances, along with unique culinary and wine experiences. This April 4-6, join Earl Klugh and The Broadmoor to celebrate 10 ...


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