Travis Shook, an Olympia High School graduate now based in New York, will perform with his trio at 7:30 PM Saturday evening, December 12, at The United Churches of Olympia,[masked]th Ave. SW.
The $15 cover is payable at the door.
Joining Shook for his first Olympia concert in seven years will be Seattle musicians drummer Matt Jorgensen (http://www.mattjorgensen.com/) and a bassist Phil Sparks (http://www.earshot.org/Publication/pub/09may.pdf).
After several years on the Seattle jazz scene, Shook won a national competition and, at 23, was signed to a Columbia Records contract, recording his first, self-titled album with noted drummer Tony Williams. Later, he accompanied Betty Carter on a world tour, and played with greats such as Branford Marsalis, Eddie Harris and Ernestine Anderson.
Shook and his wife, singer Veronica Nunn (http://veronicanunn.com/bio.html), own a record label together and reside in upstate New York.
Travis Shook (http://www.travisshook.com/biography.html)
Tickets are $15, available at the door.
”….he dominates his art, thanks to a beautiful control of the keyboard.” -- Jazz Magazine
For more information contact: Warren Guykema at (360)[masked] or [masked]