Eastside Jazz Club is proud to present the Jay Thomas Sextet with Kelley Johnson. This newly formed sextet features the best of the Northwest with Dan Marcus – trombone, Michael Van Bebber – trumpet and flugelhorn, John Hansen – piano, Paul Gabrielson – bass, Julian MacDonough – Drums, and the illustrious Jay Thomas – saxophone and trumpet. Joining the sextet, vocalist, Kelley Johnson.
About Jay Thomas
Jay Thomas, a native of Seattle, is a versatile multi-instrumentalist (trumpet, flugelhorn, alto, tenor, soprano and flutes). His music could be described as earthy and lyrical with the blues and swing always in evidence. Jay grew up in the fertile atmosphere of Seattle’s 60’s jazz scene sometimes subbing for Quincy Jones alumnus Floyd Standifer while […]
About Kelley Johnson
Kelley Johnson is an international award winning jazz vocalist who is known and respected as an arranger, poet and lyricist with a personal body of recordings. Kelley’s lithe velvety voice mixes with a dynamic delivery and tricky colorful arrangements to showcase her interpretive finesse and inspired soloists. An organic groovy singer with a direct approach, […]