Lucas Kadish – Guitar
Devon Gillingham – Bass
Connor Parks – Drums
Raised in Hudson, Ohio, 20 year old jazz guitarist Lucas Kadish has been immersed in music since he can remember. Currently residing in New York City, Lucas has won various awards in his musical career thus far. He was named a National YoungArts finalist his senior year of high school where he was chosen as the one guitarist to be in the jazz combo that traveled to Miami for intensive master classes and performances. He was also named a semi-finalist in the United States Presidential Scholars of the Arts program along with two other jazz musicians in country. In 2015, Lucas was selected for the prestigious international Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead Residency for composition. There he studied with Jason Moran, JD Allen, Eric Revis, Cyrus Chestnut, Carmen Lundy, Eric Harland, and Andre Hayward.
Although billed under Lucas’ name, the trio is a musical collective, playing original music by Lucas, Connor, and Devon. All students of the New School for Jazz, the trio has been playing ever since they met in 2014. Their first official gig will be at Club Bonafide before they head off on tour through the the US and up to Canada.