10660 Se 21st Ave, Milwaukie, OR
Swing & Standards for you In The Ledding Library, Milwaukie, 2pm 10660 Se 21st Ave, 2 pm. Bill Coones Vocals & Upright Bass, Dave Howell piano, Duncan Branom drums. Torch Tunes, Standards, Show Tunes, Jazz for you.
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Bill Coones (Vocalist, Upright Bass) Bill has lived in the Portland Oregon area for many years and played music at local Night Clubs, Restaurants, Winerys, and special occasions. He has a way of presenting the romantic side of the Standards uniquely his own and is a real crowd pleaser in his soulful delivery of classic tunes from Broadway Shows and the Jazz Blues and Swing music scene. Bill has appeared at the Mt Hood Festival of Jazz in 1988, Rose City Blues Festival and Waterfront Blues Fest numerous years among others in the area, and many local night clubs and restaurants. He also has played music Internationally in Canada and England. Only performs with the best in the genre as a Duo, Trio or Quartet. Bill has performed with many of the best: Tom McFarland, Pete Karnes, Dan Perz, Larry Adair, Janice Scroggins and many more in past years and some of the top players in the area today. Dave Howell, (Piano) Started learning piano when he was six years old in Toledo Ohio, home of jazz greats Art Tatum and Stanley Cowell. After banging his head against classical music for a few years, Dave studied trumpet, piano, jazz theory, and early music at the Cleveland Institute of Music in the 1980s. When the West Coast called out to him with its siren song, he moved to Half Moon Bay, California to write seminal MIDI music apps for the Apple IIgs and Mac. Dave has played in bands with a variety of styles loosely centered around jazz, including bebop, Afrocuban, funk, big band, and blues. Duncan Branom (Drums) Duncan has studied with Joe Morello, Ed Thigpen, Ray Mosca ,Roy Brooks, Jim Chapin and many more. A graduate of the Advanced School of Contemporary Music, Duncan has played with The Oscar Peterson Trio, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Pepper Adams, Red Garland, Major Holly, Wilber Ware, Doug Wakins, Barney Kessell, Leroy Vinnegar, Peter Appleyard, Gap Mangione, Geoff Lee, Lou Perrine and many more. He is featured on many YouTube videos and is a Drum Teacher and a representative for Dick Firth Drums..