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AUGUST 18 ~ WALTER, ROBERTS & DEITCH
This Soul-Jazz super group consists of:
Robert Walter, Organ (Greyboy All-Stars) Soul jazz organist Robert Walter built a reputation as one of America’s heaviest jazz-funk crossover musicians. He earned international acclaim for his work with The Greyboy Allstars, who were credited with bringing the 60s/70s soul jazz sound to a modern jam band audience. Robert Walter toured extensively in the U.S. and Europe for the past 15 years with the Greyboy Allstars and his own ensembles: 20th Congress, Robert Walter Trio, Super Heavy Organ. He performs with The Headhunters, Fantastic 4, Mike Clark, Stanton Moore, Steve Kimock, Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter, Fred Wesley, Skerik, James Singleton, Tim Green and others.
Eddie Roberts, Guitar (The New Mastersounds) Eddie started his music career proper in 1989 aged 18, having left his Welsh homeland to study Jazz at Leeds College of Music. In 2007 Eddie paid his first visit to New Orleans, with The New Mastersounds. The band played three shows over the first weekend of Jazzfest, but while the others went home, Eddie stayed on for an extra week and found himself guesting with a host of jazz and funk artists at late-night shows around the city including Galactic, Papa Mali, Johnny Vidocavitch, Idris Muhammed, The Greyboy Allstars. Later that summer Eddie joined Stanton Moore's trio for a festival gig, alongside keyboard wizard Robert Walter.
Adam Deitch, Drums (Lettuce, John Scofield, Average White Band) Adam Deitch may have been predestined to be a drummer. The son of two professional funk drummers, Adam first picked up his sticks at the age of two. By eight, he was sitting in with his parents funk band, playing everything from jazz to funk and R&B. HAS PERFORMED OR RECORDED WITH AS DRUMMER: Justin Timberlake, Big Daddy Kane, Lettuce, The John Scofield Band, Fred Wesley (J.B's), Fats Domino, Toots(Maytals) Raphael Saadiq, The Fugees, "Ms.(Lauryn)Hill", D.J.Quick, Michael Stipe (R.E.M.), Chris Martin (Cold Play), Macy Gray, Dave Mathews, Trey Anastasio,Mike Gordon, Soulive, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, THE Average White Band, The GZA, Raekwon the Chef (Wu-Tang), John Medeski (MMW), Christian Mcbride, Oteil Burbridge(Allman Bros.), Meshell N'degeocello, Roy Hargrove, Rahzel (The Roots), Dr. Lonnie Smith, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Josh Redman, Trombone Shorty, Vernon Reid(Living Colour), D.J. Logic and the list goes on...
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Get your creative juices flowing and create the best picnic display for a chance to win a pair of Air Tran Tickets! On June 23 and again on August 18 we are challenging our loyal Jazz in the Park fans to add some spice to their picnic.
Here's how it works:
* You set up a creative picnic display August 18
* You are selected as the winner by a representative of Gruber Law Offices for the night. (If you win one night, you aren't eligible to win both..we need to spread the love)
* You win an East Town prize package including a pair of tickets from Air Tran!
* We post a picture of each winning display and have our Facebook & Twitter followers vote on the winner (2:1 odds aren't bad!)
* You (the winner) will fly away with a friend or loved one to a destination of your choosing via Air Tran Airlines!
* You will come back to Jazz in the Park in 2012 to defend your title as MOST CREATIVE PICNIC DESIGNER in Milwaukee!
|Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound|
|Jeff Coffin & the Mu'Tet|
|June 16||King Solomon|
|June 23||Valley of the Dolls|
|June 30||The Bel Airs|
|July 14-17||BASTILLE DAYS|
|Mr. Lucky Syndicate|
|Who's Your Daddy Trio|
|Mama Digdown's Brass Band|
|Walter, Roberts & Deitch|
|De La Buena w/ Lubriphonic|
|Cache & the Pueblo Latino Orchestra|
|Back Alley Band|
|Terry Sims Band|