Fortune Teller - Honoring the New Orleans Tradition

Fortune Teller - Honoring the New Orleans Tradition

Tom Amend Tom Amend

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2019-05-25 18:30:00
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. May 25
$18

Location Info:

Nocturne
1330 27th St.
Denver, CO  80205
303-295-3333
Tom Amend and Taylor Scott combine musical soulful forces to explore the music of the great New Orleans pianists/singers/songwriters including Allen Toussaint, Professor Longhair, Dr. John, James Booker and many others. During Fortune Teller's May residency at Nocturne Jazz and Super Club, Amend and Scott will be joined by bassist Patrick McDevitt, and drummer Brian Claxton. Tom Amend is a organist, pianist, composer, and arranger from Denver, Colorado. Performing and recording often throughout the Rocky Mountain Region in various settings as both a leader and a sideman he can be heard with a number of Colorado based Soul/Blues artists. Tom was selected as a semifinalist for the American Jazz Pianist Competition in 2014 and 2015, and received third place at the 2015 Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition. Amend received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies and a Masters of Music in Jazz Composition at the University of Northern Colorado. Through his association with UNC, Tom has performed with Chris Potter, Christian McBride, Julia Dollison, Jeff Hamilton, Joey DeFrancesco, Groove For Thought, Greg Gisbert, Deborah Brown, John Fedchock, Louis Hayes, Dave Liebman, Sheila Jordan and others. Tom is currently an Adjunct Professor of Jazz Piano at the University of Northern Colorado. [Organizer's description]
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