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Jackie Warren, Aidan Plank, & Jim Rupp
February 3 from 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Join us for a special performance with the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra Trio! The group will perform a variety of selections including arrangements of standards as well as original compositions.
Tonight's performance features:
Tickets for this performance are $20 each. This event will also be livestreamed on BOP STOP's Facebook page at showtime. Accessing the stream is free but donations are encouraged and directly support the band. To donate, select "Donation: Livestream Attendee" as your Ticket Option above and follow the steps below:
Jackie Warren, pianist in several notable ensembles including the 3D Jazz Trio, Sammy Deleon y su Orquesta, and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, recently appeared Off-Broadway (New World Stages) with Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra in Maurice Hines’ critically acclaimed TAPPIN’ THRU LIFE. Jackie has performed at The Blue Note, Lincoln Center, Dizzy’s, Small’s, Mezzrow, the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, and La Guarapachanga in Pinar Del Río, Cuba.
Jackie received the 2018 Tri-C Jazz Legend of the Year Award, and has performed with Ken Peplowski, Ismael Miranda, Bobby Sanabria, Tony Vega, and Tito Puente, Jr. Studio recordings include “After Hours” in 2019, and with the 3D Jazz Trio in 2020 “I Love to See You Smile” which received four stars in Downbeat, “Christmas in 3D” a NY Times holiday album pick for Top 20 in 2020, and “9 to 5” recorded in 2022.
Jackie teaches at several Cleveland area universities, and is the artistic director for Amistad Caribbean Arts Camp. For more information, go to jackiewarrenmusic.com.
Aidan Plank is a bassist living in Northern Ohio. He currently serves as bassist for the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Cleveland Jazzworks, and Dan Bruce’s Beta Collective. Aidan’s own ensemble, Pulse, explores original compositions by its members as well as a diverse range of music composed by well-known and obscure jazz composers.
As an educator Aidan serves as the jazz bass instructor at Kent State University and at Cuyahoga Community College’s Jazzfest Academy. Aidan has also served as a clinician and adjudicator at the Maplerock Jazz Festival (2016) at Ashland University and at the Lakeland Jazz Festival (2018) at Lakeland Community College.
Performance highlights include performances with: Dan Wall, Joe Lovano, David Berkman, Tim Armacost, Tierney Sutton, Vanessa Rubin, Gerald Clayton, John Fedchock, Bill Dobbins, Bruce Johnstone, Joe Maneri, Steve Davis, Jamey Haddad, Michael Philip Mossman, Carl Allen, Randall Woolf, Terence Blanchard, The Cleveland Orchestra, Judi Silvano, Bruce Arnold, and others.
Aidan was featured on NPR’s “Jazz Night in America” radio show on their May 16, 2019 broadcast: “Cleveland’s Joe Lovano Comes Home”.
Aidan has performed at Carnegie Hall, Severance Hall, The Knitting Factory (NYC), Spectrum (NYC), Elastic Arts (Chicago), and Blossom Music Center.
Jim Rupp has done extensive touring with the bands of Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, and Glenn Miller. He is the drummer on three Woody Herman CDs, The Fiftieth Anniversary Tour, which was nominated for a Grammy Award, Legacy, and Live In London. Jim spent eight years with Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Diane Schuur, and has also performed and toured with artists such as Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, Joe Lavano, Hank Marr, Buddy DeFranco, Maria Schneider, Clark Terry, Joe Williams, Rosemary Clooney, John Fedchock, Natalie Cole, the Cleveland and Columbus Jazz Orchestras, and the Smithsonian Masterworks Jazz Orchestra. These touring credits, plus his educational background, have prepared him well for clinics and performances at colleges and high schools around the country. He has given workshops at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention and the International Association of Jazz Educators Conference. In this capacity he is a clinician for Noble and Cooley drums, Zildjian cymbals, Pro Mark drumsticks, and Remo drumheads.
As a teacher, Jim has taught at Indiana University and the University of Michigan, as well as his current appointment at The Ohio State University. He is also the co-author of an acclaimed drum set method book, “Baby Steps to Giant Steps”. Jim is currently First Vice President of the Percussive Arts Society and is a past chair of the drum set committee for the PAS. He was also a board member of NAMM, the International Music Products Association. He also founded, and is president of Columbus Pro Percussion Inc, one of the countries largest and most respected percussion specialty stores.