ROCK HALL — The Mainstay’s favorite vibraphonist Chuck Redd returns with special guest bassist and vocalist Nicki Parrott for an evening of swinging jazz and standards. Music will start at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13.
This show is supported in part by a donation by Mainstay benefactor Rebecca Byrd.
Tickets are $20 if purchased in advance and $23 at the door. Information and advance ticket sales are available at the Mainstay’s website www.mainstayrockhall.org. Reservations to pay at the door can be made by calling 410-639-9133.
Parrott brings her signature sound to every bass part she has played in her work with artists around the globe. She performs regularly at jazz festivals.
Since arriving in New York in 1994 she has played and recorded with such notables as Les Paul, Randy Brecker, Clark Terry, Jose Feliciano, Rebecca Paris, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Dick Hyman, Patti Labelle and the NewYork Pops Orchestra, Harry Allen, Michel Legrand, Scott Hamilton and Victor Wooten.
Redd is well known internationally as a jazz musician on drums and vibraphone. He began touring the globe and recording when he joined the Charlie Byrd Trio at the age of 21. He played and recorded with Byrd for 20 years until Byrd’s death in 1999.
To his credit are 25 European tours and five tours of Japan, with the Barney Kessel Trio, Ken Peplowski, Terry Gibbs and Conte Candoli. He served as Artist-In-Residence at the Smithsonian Jazz Café in Washington, D.C. from 2004 to 2008.
The Mainstay is a nonprofit and informal storefront performing arts center on Rock Hall’s Main Street.
Tickets to upcoming shows at the Mainstay can be bought in advance tickets online through Instant Seats. Information and advance ticket sales are available on the Mainstay’s website www.mainstayrockhall.org.
Upcoming Mainstay performances include:
Jan. 15 — Joe Holt welcomes Shannon Whittaker, vocals
Jan. 22 — Joe Holt welcomes Lynn Henderson, guitar and vocals
Jan. 28 — Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet