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Sunday Night Jazz ft. Billy Buss Quintet w/Tucker Antell

Sun, Jan 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Doors at 5pm | Show at 6pm | All Ages

About Billy Buss

Recent Berklee and Monk Institute graduate Billy Buss (trumpet), makes his Press Room debut with special guest Tucker Antell (tenor saxophone).

Billy has received numerous prestigious awards including DownBeat Magazine, The National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts (NFAA) and The White House. His talents and dedication have allowed him the opportunity to perform around the world at such venues as the New Orleans Jazz Fest, Monterey, Umbria, Montreux and JVC Jazz festivals; the Dubrovnik Summer Music Festival in Croatia; numerous festivals in Japan; the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.; a variety of clubs in Boston and New York, the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, and the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing, China – the former two as part of a State Department sponsored tour with legends Herbie Hancock and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Billy Buss: Trumpet

Tucker Antell: Tenor Sax

Ryan Parker: Piano

Sean Farias: Bass

Brooke Sofferman: Drums

About Sunday Night Jazz

As legendary as The Press Room itself, the Sunday Night Jazz series has been a staple of the Seacoast jazz scene almost forty years. Born out of Press Room founder Jay Smith’s admiration for pianist Tommy Gallant, the weekly series boasted a house rhythm section of Gallant, Jim Howe, and Les Harris Sr. Across hundreds and hundreds of shows, the trio backed a rotating cast of local, regional, and nationally-recognized players.

For the past decade pianist Ryan Parker has carried the torch, bringing the storied tradition to a new generation of players and listeners, and showcasing some of the best jazz in the Seacoast at The Press Room every Sunday night. Current house band, featuring Ryan Parker, bassist Keala Kaumeheiwa, and drummer Les Harris. Jr., lays down the rhythm most evenings.


Sun, Jan 12, 2020
6:00 pm 9:00 pm
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The Press Room – Upstairs
77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US