Detroit Trumpeter Dwight Adams and Columbus drummer Jim Rupp join Andy Woodson, Pete Mills, and Erik Augis this Tuesday April 12th as guests to the weekly jazz jam at Park Street Tavern. The performance begins at 8:30pm with the jazz jam starting right after the first set.
Dwight Adams has been a jazz trumpet instructor at both Ohio State University and Michigan State University, and has recorded and toured with such well-known artists as: James Carter, Marcus Belgrave, Shawn Wallace, Rodney Whitaker and Stevie Wonder’s band. He is one of the brightest stars in the Detroit jazz scene.
Jim Rupp has done extensive touring with the bands of Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, and Glenn Miller. He is the drummer on three Woody Herman CDs, The Fiftieth Anniversary Tour, which was nominated for a Grammy Award, Legacy, and Live In London. Jim spent eight years with Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Diane Schuur, and has also performed with artists such as Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, Joe Lavano, Hank Marr, Buddy DeFranco, Clark Terry, Joe Williams, Rosemary Clooney, and Natalie Cole.