Stephen Martin Trio with David Hawkins, Eric Hitt, Thursday August 18, 2022 6:30pm Show

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$5.00 credit towards final bill for College Students, must show student I.D. when you arrive

6:30pm Show  | 90 minute performance | Doors open at 5:00pm |

$10.00 tickets

Beverage and Food service available

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*NOTE: All food orders must be placed by 9:00pm, due to kitchen closing at 9:30pm

Valet at Marriott entrance $17

Note:  There is a $10.00 minimal purchase of Food and/or Beverage(s)

$5.00 Credit for students which will be taken off bill, must show student I.D.

18% Gratuity is automatically added to group seating of 8 people or more at one table.

 

STEPHEN MARTIN

Stephen Martin has established himself as a uniquely gifted, and intensely spirited jazz saxophonist. Born in Champaign, IL and raised in St. Louis, MO, Martin began playing the saxophone at age 10 and thrived in a community with a musically rich tradition, particularly in jazz. He has been recognized early and often in his career for his excellence in music, most recently being named a finalist for the 2018 Carinthian International Jazz Award.

 DAVID HAWKINS

David Hawkins is a young, up and coming drummer, originally from Omaha, Nebraska. He began seriously pursuing music through the study of jazz, which in turn, has led him to tour, record and perform with a variety of different artists across many genres of music.  David has become one of the top local drummers to call for any style of music, he’s a great performer to watch and listen to!

ERIC HITT

Eric Hitt is a multi-faceted, award-winning bassist who has received international acclaim. Equally adept at the upright and electric bass, his unique musical voice has found him collaborating with musicians ranging from local legends to world-renowned artists including Ryan Kisor, Jeff Hamilton, John Beasley, and many more.

Eric’s accomplishments include earning a spot in the semi-finals of the 2021 ISB Jazz Competition, ultimately receiving an honorable mention. Eric was selected as a bassist for the prestigious Jazz Aspen Snowmass Academy in 2020 and also won an Outstanding Performance award in the Graduate College Jazz Soloist category in the 44th annual DownBeat SMAs. His playing has been heard on Amazon Music’s “The Pocket” and “Laid Back Jazz” playlists as a featured soloist on Nick Finzer’s “Patience, Patience”.

Eric had the privilege of being the bassist and rhythm section leader for the seven-time GRAMMY-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band at the University of North Texas, where he performed with guest artists including Melissa Aldana, Kirk Whalum, and Kenny Werner.

Eric is currently located in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, and has performed and recorded across the United States at Capitol Records, the Blue Room, the Meyerson Symphony Center, and more.

Eric Hitt is a multi-faceted, award-winning bassist who has received international acclaim. Equally adept at the upright and electric bass, his unique musical voice has found him collaborating with musicians ranging from local legends to world-renowned artists including Ryan Kisor, Jeff Hamilton, John Beasley, and many more.

Eric’s accomplishments include earning a spot in the semi-finals of the 2021 ISB Jazz Competition, ultimately receiving an honorable mention. Eric was selected as a bassist for the prestigious Jazz Aspen Snowmass Academy in 2020 and also won an Outstanding Performance award in the Graduate College Jazz Soloist category in the 44th annual DownBeat SMAs. His playing has been heard on Amazon Music’s “The Pocket” and “Laid Back Jazz” playlists as a featured soloist on Nick Finzer’s “Patience, Patience”.

Eric had the privilege of being the bassist and rhythm section leader for the seven-time GRAMMY-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band at the University of North Texas, where he performed with guest artists including Melissa Aldana, Kirk Whalum, and Kenny Werner.

Eric is currently located in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, and has performed and recorded across the United States at Capitol Records, the Blue Room, the Meyerson Symphony Center, and more.