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Jazz @ the Blue Guitar: Jon Mayer Trio
June 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$12 – $17
Thursday Jun 27 7:00pm
Jon Mayer Trio – TICKETS ($17/$12)
Jon Mayer was born in New York City in 1938. His mother studied classical music and practiced piano as he went to sleep each night. He was exposed to jazz at an early age through recordings around the house of various big and small bands. After graduating from the famed High School of Music and Art in Manhattan and briefly attending the Manhattan School of Music. Mayer became a regularly appearing member of the thriving NYC music scene playing with Kenny Dorham, Tony Scott, Pete LaRoca and Ray Draper. He played on a John Coltrane recording ‘Like Sonny’ and on a Jackie McLean cut called `Strange Blues’. He spent time in the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Band as well as road assignments with Dionne Warwick, Sarah Vaughan, and Anita O’Day. His compositions have been cut by Les McAnn, Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra, Nancy Wilson, Gladys Knight, Ernie Watts and Jackie Ryan. He’ll be joined by Roy McCurdy on drums and Will Lyle on bass.