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Marty Morell Album Release Party
December 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Timucua Arts Foundation presents the M&M Latin Jazz Ensemble (Michiko Morell (Perc.) & Marty Morell (Vibes) featuring the award winning “La Lucha Trio” with John O’Leary (piano), Alejandro Arenas (bass) and Mark Feinman (drums). Also on the bandstand as special guest, Jeff Rupert (Tenor Sax). This unique and energetic musical group plays original compositions, re-invented Jazz Standards, and selections from the American song book, all with a Latin flavor!
Marty Morell (drums, percussion, vibes, piano, producer) was a member of the BILL EVANS Trio for seven years. He has performed with the Toronto Symphony, Canadian Opera Company, the Hamilton Philharmonic and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. He played the Tony award -winning musical “Ragtime”. Following that, he did the revival of “Kiss Me Kate” and “Suessical: the Musical”. He was the drummer with the legendary Duke Ellington Orchestra from 2006-12. Currently, he resides in Tampa, Florida and is the Jazz drum set Professor at he the University of Central Florida.
$10-$20 suggested donations. Please bring wine or food to share.