InDIGenous Jazz Series: Dave Stoler Quartet- ft. Rich Perry
Wisconsin Union Theater
The Wisconsin Union
Friday, October 20, 2017
Fredric March Play Circle, Memorial Union
Dave Stoler is a native of Madison WI, and has formerly resided in New York City, Milwaukee and Miami. One of the busiest keyboardists in the area, Dave works with his own jazz trio, the Tony Castaneda Latin Jazz Sextet, The Ben Ferris Octet and The Darren Sterud NOLA Tribute Band. He also co-leads Steely Dane, a 16 member Steely Dan tribute band. He performs regularly with his trio and quartet at Smalls Jazz Club in New York City. His recording, titled "Urban Legends" is available on cdbaby.com. Currently, he is preparing several upcoming recordings slated for release in 2018. He was a semifinalist in the Thelonious Monk Piano Competition, The American Jazz Piano Competition, and a finalist in the Jacksonvi lle Jazz Piano Competition. He received a Master Of Music Degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Miami-Coral Gables, and has a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The Quartet includes very special guest saxophonist Rich Perry, who performs in the Grammy winning Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra. Additional information about his extensive music performance career can be seen at: http://richperrymusic.com/ Chicago Bassist Charles Ledvina and Milwaukee drummer Dave Bayles round out the group. The program will include newly written music for this event. More information about Dave Stoler can be found on his Facebook page.