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The Jeff Jenkins Organ Quartet
April 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm MDT$28.00 – $50.00
About the Jeff Jenkins Organ Quartet
The Jeff Jenkins Organ Quartet features classic tunes from the great American songbook, modern jazz standards and original compositions. Always lively, fun, and sometimes funky, this group is always a favorite among concert goers from all generations!
Doors Open at 1:00 PM.
*If inclement weather prevents the concert from being held outside in the Pavilion Gardens, we will move the concert indoors at Sunrise Ranch.*
Jeff Jenkins – B3 Organ
Jeff Jenkins was born in Nebraska City, Nebraska. He was inspired by his father to start playing music as he was a middle school music teacher. He started playing piano at the age of 6. He attended North Texas State for college and studied classical. After college, Jeff was ready for bigger performances, so he set his sights on New York and started playing piano in Broadway shows. Jeff is currently a pianist and instructor of Jazz Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has released 4 CD’s in the past 15 years and plays mostly jazz music.
Jill Fredericksen – Drums, Percussion
Drummer, percussionist – Jill Fredericksen, a Colorado native, holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Denver. She has been an active participant in the Colorado music scene for the past 40 years including shows at the Denver Center for Performing Arts. She’s toured internationally and has been a member of Gamelan Tunas Mekar for 32 years.
Gabriel Mervine – Trumpet/Flugelhorn
Gabe began playing professionally at the young age of 13. He attended the University of Colorado, Boulder studying Jazz Studies for one year, then decided he would rather live playing the trumpet than learning. He now lives in Denver, Colorado with a schedule full of upcoming performances. He has lead three CDs called People, Places, and Things.
Alex Heffron – Jazz Guitarist
Alex started playing guitar at age 9. Alex currently resides as a freelance musician in Denver, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Jazz Guitar degree. He also has his own band which combines traditional jazz music with more current jazz trends. He thinks keeping classic jazz alive while finding his own music style is important.
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