Greg Simon Quintet, Thursday October 14, 2021 6:30pm & 8:30pm Shows
NOTE: If you are having food please arrive when doors open so that kitchen can provide enough time to prepare and serve your orders.
$5.00 credit towards final bill for College Students, must show student I.D. when you arrive
6:30pm Show | 65-75 minute performance | Doors open at 5:00pm |
Beverage and Food Service (new menu) available
8:30pm Show | 65-75 minute performance | Doors open at 8:00pm |
Beverage and Food Service available
*NOTE: All food orders must be placed before or by 9:00pm, due to kitchen that closes at 9:30pm
Valet at Marriott entrance $15
A $5 discount on your parking fee, located on 12th st and Capitol under Marriott Parking garage, please get your ticket validated at The Jewell as you leave.
GREG SIMON QUINTET
Greg Simon – Trumpet
Ben Nichols – Tenor Saxophone
Chris Leach – Piano
Andrew Wray – Drums
Andrew Mell – Bass
Greg Simon, composer and jazz trumpeter, has performed around the country with jazz ensembles of all makes and sizes. He’s performed with the Marcus Lewis Big Band <https://marcuslewis.net/>, the Shawn Bell Quartet <http://www.shawnbellmusic.com/>, the Rhythm Society Orchestra, the Jodi-Renee Band, and many others, at venues ranging from Dazzle Jazz Club to the Jewell of Omaha; and played in the bands of The Temptations <https://www.temptationsofficial.com/>, Hannah Huston <http://www.hannahhuston.co/>, and Andrew Dost of fun. <http://ournameisfun.com/> Greg was a featured performer in Tom Larson’s groundbreaking 2020 work Living In Americah, and his own group, the Greg Simon Septet, debuted in 2021. Greg’s first single for jazz septet — a long-form composition entitled Fanfare, Nocturne, Fanfare — is available now on Bandcamp and all major streaming services. Currently, Greg plays trumpet/flugelhorn alongside his colleagues in the UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble, serves as the director of the UNL Jazz Orchestra <https://arts.unl.edu/music/ensembles/jazz-orchestra>. Greg has taught jazz with the Detroit Symphony Civic Jazz Orchestra and Omaha Performing Arts Academy, and served as guest clinician at the Westside Jazz Festival and the Nebraska State Band Association’s Jazz Festival.