Jimmy Masters: Bassplayer
Gigs at Toast in Ghent
24th & Colonial Avenue
All gigs 7-9:30pm
Duos w Saxophonist Eddie Williams
April 27, June 1,June 29
Trio w Eddie Williams and
Drummer Emre Kartari
June 15, July 13
Duo Gigs at Cafe Stella
Colonial Avenue in Ghent
All gigs 7:30-9:30pm
Duos w Pianist John Toomey
April 21, May 5, May 26, June 9, June 23
Duo w Pianist Justin Kauflin
Coming up at Old Dominion University
in Chandler Recital Hall
Grammy Nominated Trombonist John Fedchock
for 2 concerts
w the ODU Jazz Choir
Sunday April 16, 3:30 pm
John Fedchock in Concert
Monday April 17, 7:30pm
w John Toomey, Piano
Jimmy Masters, Bass
Emre Kartari, Drums
TowneBank Jazz Series at The Sandler Center
Concerts held in The Miller Studio Theater
All shows begin at 7:30pm
April 20th: Janis Siegel: “I’ll Take Manhattan”
A nod to Manhattan Transfer and Tin Pan Alley. Featuring Janis Siegel, a founding member of jazz vocal luminaries Manhattan Transfer. 9 time Grammy Award Winner, 17 Grammy Nominations. 9 solos records to her credit. Janis has been bringing jazz to worldwide audiences since the early 70’s, both as a highly acclaimed solo artist and in the company or world-renowned Manhattan Transfer.
w/John Toomey, piano; Jimmy Masters, Bass; Emre Kartari, drums.
May 25: Wyatt Michael
“A Nod to Sinatra, Bennett, Martin and Darin”
Wyatt Michael brings alive the songs
and sounds of these iconic singers.
Featuring vocalist Wyatt Michael, recently featured as a finalist on the television show The Voice.
w/Chris Whiteman, guitar; John Toomey, piano; Jimmy Masters, bass: Emre Kartari, drums.
June 22: "Modern Jazz Composers"
Honoring the great new generation of jazz music composers and players. Playing the music of Herbie Hancock, Kenny Wheeler, Steve Swallow, Sean Smith and others.
With Taylor Barnett, trumpet; Alan Parker, guitar; Justin Kauflin, piano; Jimmy Masters, bass; Emre Kartari, drums.
July 20th: "The Originals"
The John Toomey Quartet performed and recorded together for almost 2 decades
They will be performing a program of original music from the band members.
John Toomey, Eddie Williams
Jimmy Masters, Frank Russo
August 17: Lori Williams: “Lori’s Jazz Lounge”
Lori Williams has travelled the world singing jazz for over 30 years and was nominated for a 2014 Helen Hayes Award as an Outstanding Lead Actress in a Resident Musical for her role as Ella Fitzgerald. She has one of the most outstanding voices you’ll ever hear. W John Toomey, piano; Jimmy Masters, Bass; Chuck Redd, drums.
September 14: “Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn”.
Music from this iconic songwriting duo. Duke Ellington was one of the most important voices in the history of jazz. Billy Strayhorn wrote some of the most memorable compositions performed by The Ellington Orchestra.
W Jeff Smith, saxophone; John Toomey, Piano; Jimmy Masters, bass; Tony Martucci, drums.