THURSDAY, MAY 1 – THE TRIPLE DOOR
JEREMY JONES XTET
with The Josh Rawlings Trio opening
Thomas Marriott – trumpet
Steve Treseler – tenor saxophone
John Hansen – piano
Phil Sparks – bass
Jeremy Jones – drums & percussion
J&J Music and Broken Time Records are proud to announce the release of the Jeremy Jones Xtet CD Awakening to Life and CD Release concert at The Triple Door. The concert and CD will feature all original music composed by Jeremy Jones for the Xtet. Joining Jeremy are some of Seattle’s finest musicians: Thomas Marriott (trumpet), Steve Treseler (tenor sax), John Hansen (piano) and Phil Sparks (bass). This will be the Xtet’s first major performance in over a year since their streak of sold out performances at Tula’s in 2006/2007. Joining The Xtet on stage to open this show will be fellow Broken Time Recording group the Josh Rawlings Trio.
Emerging drummer Jones has been making a name for himself on the Seattle scene for the last 5 years. He has quickly become one of the first-call players due to the fire and passion that he exudes every time he sits down at the kit. From tours of Peru with SWOJO, to sold-out shows in Denver with the Serafin Sanchez / Jeremy Jones Quintet, to the weekly gig he plays with his band The Teaching, listeners always leave his performances commenting on the intensity Jeremy brings to each undertaking. Jeremy honed his drumming skills at Duke University under Paul Jeffrey, former saxophonist of Thelonious Monk. He then studied in New York with jazz drummer Winard Harper, for whom Jeremy subbed multiple times in jazz legend Billy Taylor’s trio. Jeremy’s tunes sparkle with joy and life, and are masterfully executed by the Xtet on the new CD and in concert.