Ryan Kisor Quartet returns, Friday August 27, 2021 6:30pm & 9:00pm Shows

 

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$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 |

$15.00 tickets

Beverage and Food service available

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9:00pm Show | 65-75 minute performance | Doors open at 8:30pm |

*$15.00 tickets

Beverage and Snack menu available

No Valet

Discount parking located on 12th st and Capitol under Marriott Parking garage (get validation ticket at Jewell as you leave)

A $5.00 credit will be applied to the students bill (towards music, food & beverages), students must show I.D.

 

WORLD FAMOUS TRUMPET PLAYER

from

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA

THE RYAN KISOR QUARTET

RYAN KISOR – TRUMPET

 

Ryan Kisor was born on April 12, 1973 in Sioux City, Iowa, and began playing trumpet at age four. In 1990 he won first prize at the Thelonious Monk Institute’s first annual Louis Armstrong Trumpet Competition.

Kisor has been a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra since 1994. He has performed and/or recorded with the Mingus Big Band, the Gil Evans Orchestra, Horace Silver, Gerry Mulligan, and Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, the Philip Morris Jazz All-Stars, and others. In addition to being an active sideman, Kisor has recorded several albums as a leader including Battle Cry (1997), The Usual Suspects (1998), and Point of Arrival (2000).

MITCH TOWNE – ORGAN

Mitch Towne is a keyboardist and touring musician, and is widely considered as the “go-to” Hammond organist in the Midwest. His ability to move seamlessly between diverse styles has made him a sought-after side-man with artists as varied as jazz/R&B artist and Grammy-winning producer Terrace Martin, jazz heavyweights Ryan Kisor, Dave Stryker and Adam Larson, blues artists Eric Gales and Ben Poole, and multi-platinum artist Aloe Blacc. In 2015, Towne played organ on the track “Push” for the album “Velvet Portraits” by Terrace Martin, which was nominated for a 2016 Grammy for “Best R&B” album.

JOHN KIZILARMUT – DRUMS

Percussion teacher John K

John Kizilarmut is a percussion teacher at the Kansas City School of Music. He has performed with a wide range of artists and groups including Aretha Franklin, Doc Severinsen, Matt Wilson, Jimmy Heath, Branford Marsalis, Logan Richardson, Clark Terry, New York Voices, Ana Gasteyer, Conspirare, Shirley Jones, DJ Starscream, and the Des Moines Symphony

He is also frequent guest performer and clinician at percussion and jazz festivals throughout the midwest. Additionally, he was a featured artist at the PASIC convention in 2013.

Mr. Kizilarmut is also an active composer and arranger. His works have been featured by many award winning music programs, including the 2013 State Jazz champion Waukee High School Jazz Ensemble, Lake Central High School Band, several DCI Drum Corps, and the University of Texas percussion ensemble.

John has served as a percussion teacher on the faculties of Drake University, Grinnell College, and Northwest Missouri State University.

He currently resides in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife Nicole and son Evan.

 TETSUYA NAKISHIMA  – GUITAR

Tetsuya Nishiyama is a guitarist, originally from Nagoya, Japan. he has worked with some of finest jazz musicians in the U.S including Marquis Hill, Reginald Thomas, Geoffrey Bradfield, Greg Ward, Christopher McBride, Ari Brown, Bryan Carter, Robert Irving III, Tony Monaco, Bobby Floyed, Victor Garcia, and many others. He has also worked with many names on the blues R&B scene including Buddy Guy, Roy Ayers, The Emotions, Toronzo Cannon, Mike Wheeler, etc.

 

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