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Saturday, June 18 – 7:30pm
Dameronia – Paul Combs Quartet

Paul Combs, saxophone
Ken Cook, piano
Doug Miller, bass
Alex Aspinall, drums

A night of obscure Dameronia presented and performed by the Paul Combs Quartet.

Tadd Dameron was a cornerstone of late 1940s jazz, contributing key compositions to the jazz canon including “Good Bait,” “Our Delight,” “Hot House,” “Lady Bird,” and “If You Could See Me Now.”

Here’s a link to a good biographical sketch:

Saxophonist, educator and jazz historian Paul Combs has done prodigious work — a true labor of love — bringing a huge number of little known Tadd Dameron compositions to light in recent years, evidenced by Paul’s recent cd, “Unknown Dameron: Rare and Never Recorded Works of Tadd Dameron” and his book Dameronia: The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron.

Visit Paul’s site for much additional information: paulcombs.com

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