Led by saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk, the group is comprised of five of the top call musicians on the East Coast. This evening Blues Alley is proud to be hosting their CD Release Party for their new recording, FLOW. This evening is also the Opening Night Celebration of Maryland Summer Jazz. MSJ is one of the longest running jazz camps for adult students in the world, and all five of these musicians are on the faculty of Maryland Summer Jazz, which runs July 17 - 20 and July 24 - 27. Visit www.MarylandSummerJazz.com
for more info and to register.
The combined bio of Helluvaband reads like a history of modern jazz. Band members have played or recorded with George Garzone, Michael Brecker, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, Najee, Christian Scott, Chick Corea and many more. With this deep pedigree, the band has recorded an album of originals compositions and enticing arrangements of jazz classics that expand the horizons of jazz in the 21st century.
Jeff Antoniuk - tenor saxophone
John Lee - electric guitar
Tim Whalen - keyboards
Mike Pope - electric bass
Frank Russo - drum set