Performances

IMG_1047DJPS= Bogle and Students

Latin Jazz  featuring Jose Aponte and Club Caribe/ Mike Bogle with his students

2010 was DJPS’ first year in operation, and we had quite a distinguished line-up of performers.

Our concerts in 2010 included :

July

The Pearson Brothers :Ira Pearson (Piano), Barri Pearson (Bass)

September

Dave Zoller (Piano), Jonathan Fisher (Bass), Chris Holmes (Drums)

October

Conversations Between Players
Don Ambrose (Piano), James Gilyard (Bass), Ted Wasser (Drums)

November

Improvisation and Composition

Dan Haerle ( Piano), Fred Hamilton (Bass), Ed Soph (Drums)

December

Understanding Standards

Stefan Karlsson ( Piano), Lynn Seaton (Bass), Mike Drake (Drums)

The performances in 2011 were:

January

Jazz Piano Standards and Vocalists

Kent Ellingson (Piano), Kay Ellingson  (Vocals), Buddy Mohamed (Bass), Andrew Griffith (Drums)

February

Exploring Jazz Standards – Importance of Time, Feel, Articulation, Simplicity

Dr. Bob Lawrence ( Piano) , Nick Degenarro ( Guitar ), Bill Jones ( Bass), Dan Robins ( Drums)

March

Latin Jazz – Exploring Time, Tempos and Rhythms

Jose Aponte ( Drums) , Chris Villanueva ( Piano), Ross Schodek ( Bass) Jorge Ginorio ( Percussion)

April

Catch a Rising Star – Up and Coming Young Pianists

Sam Barlett ( Southern Methodist University) , Sam Garner ( The University of Texas, Arlington) , Colin Campbell ( The University of North Texas) , Roberto Verastegui (The University of North Texas)

May
The Great American Songbook

Brian Piper ( Piano) , John Adams ( Bass) , Mike Drake (Drums)

September

Michael Palma (Piano), Lyles West ( Bass) , Dennis Durick (Drums)

October
Dave Zoller (Piano) , Jonathan Fisher (Bass), Jaelun Washington (Drums)

November
Dan Haerle (Piano), Jeffry Eckles (Bass), Steve Barnes ( Drums)

December
Mike Finkel ( Piano), Larry White (Steel Guitar), Jeff Plant (Bass) ,Lamont Taylor (Drums), Jennifer Escue (Vocals)December

Our performances in 2012 were:

January

Jose Aponte (Drums), Chris Villanueva ( Piano), Ross Schodek (Bass), Jorge Ginorio (Percussion)

February
Steve Harlos (Piano),  Ed Smith (Vibraphone) , Drew Phelps (Bass) , Dennis Durick (Drums)

March

Brian Piper (Piano), Steve Eckels ( Bass), Steve Barnes (Drums)

April

Rising Jazz Stars 

Se-Jeong Min (The University of North Texas) , Sam Garner ( The University of Texas Arlington), Austin Byrd (The University of

North Texas) , Sergio Pamies ( The University of North Texas) , Lynn Seaton ( Bass) , Steve Barnes ( Drums)

September

Dan Haerle ( Piano) , Jim Riggs ( Saxophone) , George Anderson  ( Bass ) , Ed Soph ( Drums)

October
Dan Cavanagh ( Piano) , Brian Mulholland ( Bass) , Jaime Reyes ( Drums)

November
Michael Palma ( Piano) , Lyles West ( Bass) , Matt Young ( Drums)

December
Mike Finkel (Piano) , Larry White (Steel Guitar) , Jeff Plant ( Bass) , Lamont Taylor ( Drums), Jennifer Escue ( Vocals)

Our performances in 2013 were:

January

Kelly Durbin (Piano), Lou Harlas (Bass),Andrew Griffith ( Drums), Chris DeRose (Guitar)

February
Dave Zoller (Piano), Pete Gallio (Sax) , Woody Berner (Drums) , Jonathan Fisher (Bass)

March

Jose Aponte (Drums), Jorge Ginorio ( Percussion), Christian Valdes (Piano), Evan Weiss (Trumpet) , Tito Charneco  (Saxophone), Carlos Rengifo (Bass)

April

Rising Stars Of Jazz

Ji-Sung Kim (The University of North Texas), Sam Garner (The University of Texas, Arlington), Damien Garcia ( The University of North Texas), Michael Clement ( The University of North Texas), Lynn Seaton (Bass), Rich DeRosa (Drums),

September

The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim

William Foley (Piano), Jeffrey Eckles ( Bass), Dennis Durick ( Drums)

October

The Music of Johnny Mandel

David Morgenroth  (Piano), Lynn Seaton (Bass), Richard DeRosa (Drums)

November

The Music of Duke Ellington

Scott Bucklin (piano), Chris Holes (Drums)

 Our performances in 2014 were:

January

The Music of Cole Porter

Dan Cavanagh (piano),Young Heo (bass), Jaime Reyes (drums)

February

The Music Of Alec Wilder

Steve Harlos (Piano), Teresa Anderson (Vocals), Drew Phelps ( Bass), Bob Levy (Trumpet and Narration)

March

Jose Aponte & Caribe Club / An Evening of Latin Jazz

Jose Aponte (Lead Percusion),Tito Charneco (Tenor sax),Carlos Rengifo (Bass),Christian Valdez (Piano), Daniel Gallard- (Percussion)

“A Solo Piano Concert Benefiting Keys For Kids”

Phil Markowitz – Piano

April

Rising Stars of Jazz

Linden Smith (Piano- Keys for Kids Scholar), Kwinton Gray- Piano (The University of Texas, Arlington), Sean Giddings – Piano- (The University of North Texas), Addison Frei- Piano ( The University of North Texas)

May

The Birth of the Blues

Frederick Sanders (Piano), Andrew Griffith (Drums), Quinton Fowler ( Sax), Gavin Keslo ( Bass), Lurceine G. Taylor & Sheila Sanders (Vocals)

September

The Music of Hoagy Carmichael

Dan Haerle (piano), Bob Bowman (bass), Ed Soph (drums)

October

Music of Jimmy Van Heusen

David Rady (piano), Buddy Mohmed (bass ) Jaelun Washington (drums)

November

The Music of Harold Arlen

Brian Piper (piano), James Driscoll ( bass), Steve Barnes (drums)

December

The Music of Kurt Weill

Stefan Karlsson (piano), Young Heo (bass), Ed Soph (drums)

Our performances so far in 2015 were:

January

The Music of Cole Porter

Dan Cavanagh (piano),Young Heo (bass), Jaime Reyes (drums)

February

The Music of Richard Rodgers

Brad Williams (piano), Jonathan Fisher (bass), Andrew Griffith (drums)

 March

Latin Jazz ; Jose Aponte and Caribe Club

Tito Charneco (Tenor sax ), Carlos Rengifo (Bass), Christian Valdes (Piano), Daniel Gallard (Percussion)

April 

Rising Stars of Jazz

Eric Vasquez – (Booker T. Washington) ,HS Aria Cundick – (Allen HS ), Robert Lockwood – (University of Texas at Dallas),  Alejandro Serrano Ayuso – ( University of Texas at Arlington )

 

May 

Piano Madness- Keys For Kids Benefit Concet:  Dan Haerle, Brian Piper , Fredrick Sanders and Dave Zoller Assisted by Jeffry Eckels (bass) and Steve Barnes ( drums).

Dan Haerle, Brian Piper Fredrick Sanders and Dave Zoller Assisted by
Jeffry Eckels and Steve Barnes

 

Our 2015-2016 Concert Season 

September 

The Music of Harry Warren

Don Ambrose (Piano ),James Driscoll ( Bass ), Andrew Griffith (Drums ), Christina Bahati ( Vocals).

October 

Standards Deconstructed

Mike Finkel (piano), assisted by  Allen Cato (guitar), Bach Norwood (bass)Andrew Griffith (drums),Damon K. Clark (vocals ).

November 

Gabe Evens, (piano) with Jack Helsley (bass), Matt Young, (drums).

December 

Dave Zoller, (piano )assisted by Aaron Irwinski, (sax), Jeffry Eckels, (bass) Woody Berner, (drums).

The performances in 2016 were:  
January 

 

The Music of George Gershwin :Mike Bogle,  (pian0) assisted by Steve Harlos (bass), Andrew Griffith (drums).

February 

The Music of Victor Young

Pat Coil (piano) assisted by Lynn Seaton 

March : Latin Jazz  with Jose Aponte and the Caribe Club

April 

Piano Madness, Benefit for Keys4Kids– Steve Harlos, Stefan Karlsson, Kent Ellingson, and Kelly Durbin assisted by Jeffrey Eckels (bass) and Steve Barnes (drums)

Piano Madness Too , Benefit for Keys for Kids– Dan Haerle,  Dave Zoller, Frederick Sanders, Stefan Karlsson assisted by Jeffry Eckels (bass) and Steve Barnes (drums) .

May

Rising Stars ; Raleigh Jones, Piano, Wade Girton, Piano, Paul Lees, Piano, Greg Santa Croce, Piano assisted by: Lynn Seaton, Bass and Richard DeRosa, Drums

September

The Music of Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays performed by Ken Boome assisted by Jeffry Eckels (bass)  and Steve Barnes (drums).

October

The Music of Hoagy Carmichael performed by Scott Bucklin assisted by Lynn Seaton ( bass) and Steve Barnes ( drums).

 

 

 

 

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