Past Performances (cont.)















Events take place in Grand Rapids, Michigan, unless otherwise indicated, and are open to the public. Private events (weddings, corporate events, private parties) are not listed. 


MONDAYS: The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm, SOLO piano

NOV 13, GRNoir, 7:30-9:30pm, Trio w/Benny Brewer, bass, and Yuriana Sobrino Garcia, drum

Nov 16, Eastern Illinois University, 7:30pm

Dec 6, WMJS Musician of the Year Banquet, 6-9pm, Watermark CC, QUARTET

Dec 8, GR Noir, 7:30-9:30pm, w/Mary Rademacher TRIO

Jan 14, The Block, 7pm, TRIO w/guest, Ivan Akansiima (Muskegon)

Jan 22, The Listening Room, 7:30pm, TRIO w/guest, Diego Rivera

One Trick Pony [Reception for old/new owners]

GRNoir Wine & Jazz Club 7pm

Listening Room GR - Robin Connell Trio

MICHIGAN – Concerts Include:
The Block, Muskegon
Jazz in the Sanctuary
Interlochen Arts Camp - Jazz Faculty Concerts
Jazz at The Harris
West Michigan Wine & Jazz Festival
International Trumpet Guild Conference, w/Mark Inouye
Midland Symphony Pops Orchestra, Midland, MI, w/Steve Lippia
Traverse City Opera House
Manitou Music Festival
Meijer Gardens Summer Concerts
Buttermilk Jambouree Music Festival
Leelanau Uncaged, Northport
Idlewild Music Festival
Michigan Legacy ArtPark
Shoreline Showcase, Manistee

NEW YORK CITY– Concerts Include:

The Public Theatre, NY, w/Allen Ginsburg
Symphony Space, NY
Riverside Church, NY, w/The Clown Conspiracy
Central Park Bandshell
BMI Jazz Composers Workshop
World Trade Center, NY, w/Focal Point



Past Performances

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OTHER STATES & CANADA– Concerts Include:

World Clown Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia [composer/performer]
Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference [All-State Jazz Conductor & Composer]

Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO [Honor Jazz Band Conductor]

Illinois State University [Composer]

Illinois Music Educator Association Conference [Composer]

Eastern Illinois University [Guest Artist]

Capital University, OH [clinician/adjudicator/performer]

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL, w/Steve Lippia

Hastings College, Hastings, NE

Wichita Jazz Festival, KS

Tulsa Jazz Festival, OK

Northeastern Oklahoma University, OK

Western State College, Gunnison, CO

University of Southern Colorado, CO

Center for the Arts, Crested Butte, CO

Garden City Community College, KS

Dodge City Community College, KS

Baker Arts Center, Liberal, KS

Wichita Art Museum, KS

Kansas Music Educator Association Conference [clinician/performer]

Tulsa Univerity, Tulsa, OK [clinician/performer]

Denver Museum of Natural History [composer/performer]

Tri-High Jazz Festival, Ft. Collins, CO [composer/conductor]

Greeley Jazz Festival [clinician/adjudicator/performer]

Muskegon HS [composer]

Grand Junction HS, CO [composer]

Montrose HS, CO [guest artist]

International Association of Jazz Educator Conferences [Presenter]



The Rainbow Room, NYCWaldorf-Astoria, NYC

Jerome Hotel, Aspen, CO

Eddie V’s, Troy, MIMoriarty’s Pub Lansing, MI

Bella Fortuna, Lake Leelanau, MI

Sandhill Crane Vineyard, Jackson, MI

Grand Rapids, MI -

SpeakEZ, City Flats, Amway Grand Hotel,

One Trick Pony, Kent Country Club

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