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Randy Wimer

Randy Wimer is a jazz and classical guitarist in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is active as a soloist and in various duo and band settings. He continues to pursue his 50-year career as a teacher and mentor to other musicians and teachers.

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Emily Lillian Gazelka

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Jared Johnson

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Jared Johnson is active as a professional freelance drummer/composer performing and recording extensively with regionally and nationally known artists. Jared has been a featured performer at Duet Jazz and the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. He appears regularly with the Mike Cameron Collective, Swunky Face Big Band, and The Tulsa Playboys. With his own group, Next of Kin, Jared performs his original work, "The Grapes of Wrath Project". Jared is a composer/arranger, clinician and adjudicator for various jazz camps, workshops and competitions. An elementary music specialist, Jared leads the World Music Drumming program at New Tech at Cherokee Elementary School in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

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Brian Haas

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I have played with: JFJO, Bill Frisell, Scott Amendola, Charlie Hunter, Stanton Moore, Marco Benevento, Les Claypool, Mike Dillon, Skerik, Johnny Vidacovich, Karl Denson, Joe Russo, George Garzon, Brad Barr, Marc Friedman, Andrew Barr, Annie Ellicott, Mark Southerland, Jason Fraticelli, etc. I have toured with: JFJO, Mike Clark’s Prescription Renewal, Les Claypool, Brian Haas & Friends, The Dead Kenny G’s.

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Bobby Eaton

Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma born and raised. Bobby started playing bass guitar when he was about 12yrs old after his mother Ruby Eaton (r.ip)bought him one for xmas. After playing in several local bands and night clubs at a early age in Tulsa Oklahoma along sides of Charlie Wilson, Dino Vice,Bobby Giles,Billy Bruner and others. He moved to Los angeles California with Mitchell Dooney Edwards" in the early 70's and played Bass with the likes of Natalie Cole,Ike and Tina,Bobby Womack,DJ Rogers and others. He Lived overseas for a few years return to Houston Texas after living there 22yrs

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Earl Bostic

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Bostic's distinctive style, strong on the sax and heavy on the beat, was quite successful in the rhythm and blues market in the 1950s. One of the few jazz musicians of his generation with formal training, Bostic studied composition at Xavier University in New Orleans in the early 1930s, and then spent several years performing with territory bands in the Midwest as well as with Fate Marable, who led one of the last Mississippi riverboat bands. His reputation as a superb instrumentalist earned him an invitation to come to New York City, where he played with Hot Lips Page and Lionel Hampton

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Geography Of Music: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Geography Of Music: Tulsa, Oklahoma

While not place necessarily associated with pop culture preservation, the University of Tulsa is teaming with a philanthropist to make the city home to an archive of documents and objects belonging to Bob Dylan and others. Guest post by William Glanz of SoundExchange Bob Dylan will remain in Tulsa forever. That’s because philanthropist George Kaiser teamed ...

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Article: Album Review

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Worker

Read "Worker" reviewed by Dave Wayne


Of all the bands playing jazz-rock, or fusion, or whatever-you-want-to-call it, the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey (or JFJO as they're known by their fans) is the one that comes closest to embodying Joe Zawinul's dictum regarding Weather Report's modus operandi: ..."nobody solos, everybody solos." The similarities stop there, however, though JFJO's careening omnivorous creativity, like Weather ...

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Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey To Release Limited Edition Live Lp "Millions: Live In Denver" On Record Store Day

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey To Release Limited Edition Live Lp "Millions: Live In Denver" On Record Store Day

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey celebrate their 20th Anniversary in 2014 with the Record Store Day exclusive, limited edition LP, Millions: Live In Denver. Recorded over two sold out nights at the esteemed Denver, CO jazz venue Dazzle this past November, JFJO presented classic material from throughout their history that hadn't been performed live in years, including ...

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Oasis Contemporary Jazz Awards in San Diego

Four Days of Sights, Sounds and Celebration The Oasis Contemporary Jazz Awards, originally launched in 2000 as the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, will be presented in March of 2011 in San Diego, CA. The overall event weekend will include concerts featuring the biggest jazz stars and up and coming artists, a reception with the artists and ...


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