The Long and Short of Jazz
The Long and Short of Jazz, Marshall Vente and Eldee Young, will visit
A graduate of UW-Oshkosh where was a student of Paul Smoker,
Musician and vocalist, Eldee Young, founding member of the Ramsey Lewis Trio and Young-Holt Unlimited, has appeared and performed on major movie productions and radio, as well as local and network television, including Fred Astaire's last television special.
Among his many concert performances include those at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Apollo Theatre (New York), Newport Jazz Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), and many other theatres and colleges all over the U.S. and Canada, with such notables as Nancy Wilson, Oscar Brown Jr., T-Bone Walker, Dizzy Gillespie, Dinah Washington and many others.
Young has a collection of recognition awards; among them include those received from -Downbeat, Record World and Playboy Magazines. He also has Gold records (more than one million sold) for "The in Crowd" and "Hang on Sloopy" with the Ramsey Lewis Trio and "Soulful Strut" and "Wack Wack" with Young-Holt Unlimited.
Today, Marshall, Eldee and Isi combine sparkling jazz piano, swinging bass, crisp drums, great vocals, showmanship and humor with their trio. “This team swings throughout classics with such enthusiasm; you’ll be hard pressed not to smile!” - D. Oscar Groomes, O’s Place Jazz Newsletter,
Tickets for this evening of fun, swinging jazz, sponsored by Special Properties, Modern Rentals Inc and Heidel House, are $17 and available at Thrasher office, Knowledge Emporium, Green Lake State Bank (Green Lake), Pick ‘n Save & Ripon Drug (Ripon) Twister (Princeton), Berlin Chamber office, or by calling 294-4279. Online tickets available at www.thrasheroperahouse.com.