Duane Eubanks is an extraordinary musical talent who possesses virtuoso skill and brilliance as a trumpeter, composer, and bandleader. His quintet’s onstage presentation is a straight-ahead post-bop style jazz reminiscent of Miles Davis and Lee Morgan with a modern progressive emphasis and vibe. During this 2021 Southeast Tour, the Duane Eubanks Quintet will perform songs from his album Things of That Particular Nature. In a review of the recording, All About Jazz music critic Angelo Leonardi wrote; “Duane Eubanks has developed a personal style in which we find the softness of sound of Tom Harrell and the incisiveness of Clifford Brown: all within a phrasing balanced and cantabile design, with a wide range of expressive solutions.
Duane was born into a family of musically gifted talents. His mother, pianist Vera Eubanks, was Kenny Barron’s first piano teacher and a professional church pianist. His brothers include renowned trombonist Robin Eubanks and guitarist Kevin Eubanks, former bandleader of the “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” His uncle, legendary pianist Ray Bryant, contributed to his early music education. Duane has performed everywhere from the Hollywood Bowl to Carnegie Hall to the Kennedy Center, in addition to touring throughout Europe and Japan. He has recorded and performed with Elvin Jones, John Hicks, Curtis Fuller, Louis Hayes, Randy Brecker, Avery Sharpe and Nicholas Payton and is a member of Dave Holland’s two-time Grammy Award-winning big band and the late Mulgrew Miller’s band, Wingspan.
Featuring: Duane Eubanks – Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Abraham Burton – Tenor Sax, David Bryant – Piano, Dezron Douglas – Bass, and Eric McPherson – Drums.
Presented by David Manson & EMIT.
General Admission: $25.
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