George DeLancey QuartetWednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for an evening of jazz with the George DeLancey Quartet celebrating the release of their second album “Paradise!”
George DeLancey is a native of Cambridge, OH, and a veteran of the New York City Jazz Scene. He is a former student of the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Michigan State University Jazz Studies program.
Jonathan Beshay—jazz saxophonist, bandleader, and composer— has been with the Winard Harper’s band for more than two years, serving as the musical director on tours through the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Jazz Showcase in Chicago, and the Omani Royal Opera House
Theron Brown currently resides in Akron, Ohio, where he is a professor of Jazz Piano at KentState University, and he is immensely involved in promoting jazz music and the arts.
“Deploying exceptional players, DeLancey nevertheless commands the forefront; he’s the driver here, pushing tunes… with zest and an unerring sense of drama. His solos are crystalline, his placement precise.” –Carlo Wolff, Downbeat
“His command of the elements in harmony, melody, and rhythm is superb, and displays a sophisticated sense of swing, coupled with maturity in composition and arrangements.” –James Nadal, All About Jazz