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HP Outing: Mainstream Jazz: The Moio Brothers with Chris Finet

Humanities Project Outing

Mainstream Jazz: The Moio Brothers with Chris Finet

Bill Moio – guitar; Chris Finet – bass; Dom Moio – drums

If you’ve ever heard any of these musicians play, you know this is going to be a special evening of classic guitar trio jazz at The Nash! The group will be playing some cool arrangements of Jazz standards and also some originals of Bill’s.

Bill Moio has performed with legendary soul band Tower of Power. He has also appeared with and or recorded with many jazz and contemporary artists including, Joe Diorio, organ greats Joey DeFrancesco and Tony Monaco, David Garibaldi, Marc Russo, Khani Cole, Frank Sinatra Junior, Jack Wilkins and Sheryl Bailey to name a few. Two of his compositions are featured in Mel Bay’s “2000 Jazz Guitar,” an anthology of solos by the world’s finest jazz guitarists. Bill has also released two CDs with his brother, drummer Dom Moio, bassist Warren Jones and pianist Armand Boatman with the Phoenix Jazz Quartet and has appeared on numerous recordings for other artists.

Originally from Phoenix, Chris Finet is the Professor of String Bass and Jazz Studies at Northern Arizona University. In addition to his work as an educator Chris maintains a busy performance schedule throughout Arizona and nationally. He holds degrees in music performance from Northern Arizona University and the Manhattan School of Music. Having lived in New York City for a number of years, Chris has worked with many internationally recognized jazz artists including Dave Douglas, Roy Hargrove, Dave Liebman, Flora Purim, and Jimmy Cobb among others. He performs often with Arizona’s top jazz artists such as Fred Forney, Nick Manson, Dom Moio, Raul Yanez, etc.

Dom Moio has played with jazz luminaries such as Mose Allison, Herb Ellis, Ahmad Jamal and Clark Terry. He also had the opportunity to meet and study with legendary Cuban Master Percussionist Walfredo de los Reyes Sr. Among his frequent record dates, Moio has recorded two CDs with Jazz great Carl Fontana. He also recorded with The Jazz Nonet with Chuck Marohnic and Greg Hopkins. Moio also keeps a busy schedule traveling as a clinician for Trick Drums, Latin Percussion, Evans Drum Heads, Calato/Regal Tip Drumsticks and Sabian Cymbals.

$15 General, $12 Seniors (60+) & JiA members, $5 Students w/ ID

CLICK HERE for advance tickets!

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  • Mike F.
    Humanities Project,
    Event Host

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