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Mike Eckroth Trio
March 4 | Set Times: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
“…a compulsive free-spirited pianist.” Latin Jazz Net
“….He captures the true spirit of the music with exquisite dynamics and subtle expression that suggests the wisdom of a much older musician…” Latin Jazz Net
Michael Eckroth, pianist and keyboardist, is a native of Phoenix Arizona. He recently released the album Piano and Rhythm with a cast of New York latin greats including Johnny “Dandy” Rodriguez, Andy Gonzales, Nelson Gonzales, Pedro Martinez, and many others.
Michael has performed all over Europe and the Americas and toured extensively with the John Scofield from 2010-2012.
“…one of New York’s better-kept secrets on string bass….he quietly knocked out those listening with exquisite intonation and note choice.” Fred Bouchard, Jazz Times
“…outstanding, anchoring [Benny Carter’s] band in time and soloing with facility and wit.” Bill Bennett, Jazz Times
Bassist, Composer, Educator, Steve LaSpina has been a prominent bassist on the New York and national scenes for over thirty years. He has played and recorded with many of the jazz greats including Benny Carter, Stan Getz, Joe Williams, Mark Murphy, Clark Terry, Chet Baker, Randy Brecker ad Pat Martino. For the last ten years, LaSpina has toured the world and recorded with legendary guitarist Jim Hall.
“His tone is beautiful and soulful, and his remarkable technique is a servant to his rich musical imagination and broad harmonic palette.” Just Jazz Guitar
Guitarist Tony Romano has been a visible part of the New York City music scene for over twenty years. With a wide range of playing styles, Tony has toured worldwide and performed and recorded with many notable Jazz, Latin, Pop, and Broadway artists, has also performed for NPR broadcasts, and has appeared on NBC’s The Today Show, Telemundo, and the ABC Morning Show.