SUNDAY JAZZ

SUNDAY JAZZ WILL RETURN IN THE FALL

One of Boston’s first call bassists, Thomas Hebb has performed internationally, including tours of Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. His diverse career covers a spectrum of performances from Robert Palmer, Bernard Perdie, Martha Reaves and the Vandellas to Kenny Drew Jr, Dick Hyman, and Herb Pomeroy. Thomas is also an accomplished flutist and performs in duo and trio settings throughout greater Boston for wedding ceremonies and various events. He also possesses a refined vocal ability and can comfortably sing baritone up to a velvety falsetto in the Jazz, R&B, and Blues genres.

Known for her interpretations of the Great American Songbook and the grand jazz vocal tradition, Boston-based vocalist Maggie Galloway has been performing in and around New England for more than three decades. She has been a regular, featured performer at the Top of the Hub since 1984 and played a variety of other well-known jazz venues through the years, including the Natick Center for the Arts and Peabody-Essex Museum concert series, Scullers Jazz Club, 75 Chestnut and the Franklin Cape Ann, as well as appearances in her home state of Michigan, and Cape Town South Africa. She has released two recordings as a leader: the critically acclaimed More Than You Know on the Brownstone label and Azure on Little Muse Records. www.maggiegalloway.com

Billy Novick has been prominent on the New England jazz scene for the last thirty years. Best known for his clarinet and sax playing with the New Black Eagle Jazz Band and his duo with innovative guitarist Guy Van Duser, he has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, been a frequent guest on “A Prairie Home Companion Show”, and was featured in a 20-minute interview on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Mr. Novick is also very active as a studio musician and, as a composer, has written extensively for film and dance.

http://billynovick.com

Jane Potter performs throughout the country and internationally with her jazz groups and as a soloist. She is an associate professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Jane’s regular jazz gigs in Greater Boston include an eight-year run at the Oak Bar in Copley Square, The Top of the Hub, and Ryles Jazz Club. She has performed live on National Public Radio, at the Democratic Convention, and on WGBH radio. Jane was pictured on the front page of the Boston Sunday Globe (November 2011) and featured in their article on piano bars. Her collaborations include Joe McIntyre of the New Kids On the Block, Robert Honeysucker – a baritone soloist at Symphony Hall – as well as Kamal Scott, star of “The Wiz” on Broadway.

As a concert artist, vibist Ed Saindon has traveled throughout the U.S., Europe, Brazil, Mexico and Japan. In addition to performing, Saindon’s other passion is music education. He is a Professor at Berklee where he has been teaching since 1976 and is also active in the field of music education as a clinician for Yamaha and Vic Firth. He has authored many books and articles on music education, jazz theory and improvisation. He is currently the vibraphone and jazz mallet editor for the International Percussive Arts Society’s magazine Percussive Notes. He has numerous recordings as a leader include Swing on the Sunnyside featuring trumpeter and legendary educator Herb Pomeroy and clarinetist Dick Johnson, The Great American Songbook featuring clarinetist Ken Peplowski, trumpeter Warren Vache and trombonist Dan Barrett, Key Play featuring pianist Kenny Werner and Ed’s most recent release, Depth of Emotion featuring soprano saxist Dave Liebman.