This Tuesday October 12th the Park Street Jazz Jam will feature the great drummer Jim Rupp! We hope you can make it – it’ll be a really fun night. Jim will play the first set with Andy, Pete, and Erik at 8:30, jam session to follow – all musicians welcome and there’s never a cover charge.
More About Jim Rupp
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.
An active clinician, he gives workshops and educational clinics around the country. He is also the chair of the drum set committee for the Percussive Arts Society and the President of Columbus Pro Percussion Inc.
We’re dedicating our session this week to the memory of our dear friend, the late Ralph Bowman, well-known fan and supporter of live music, an excellent conversationalist, and all-around great guy.