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The trio of Daniel Bruce (guitar), Kevin Martinez (bass) and Anthony Taddeo (percussion) has forged a continuous musical connection for over 7 years as the house band for the Bop Stop Jazz Jam; a collaboration that continues into the members' own original projects (See Dan Bruce's Beta Collective, Anthony Taddeo's Alla Boara and Kevin Martinez's Reclamation Band). Tonight for the 1st time ever they will take a whole evening together to stretch out on their favorite tunes!
Tickets for this event are $20 each. This event will also be livestreamed on BOP STOP's YouTube page at showtime. Accessing the stream is free but donations are encouraged and directly support the band. To donate, select "Donation: Livestream Attendee" (which is a $10 blanket ticket price) as your Ticket Option above.
Anthony Taddeo is a percussionist and composer currently residing in Cleveland, OH. He has studied with world renown percussionists such as Jamey Haddad, Kendrick Scott and Jimmy Cobb. Anthony has a bachelor’s degree in music performance from The School for Jazz at The Newschool in NYC and a master’s in composition from Youngstown State University. Anthony has toured North America and Europe extensively and his versatility as a musician has led him to be featured on over 30 albums with a diverse array of musicians and genres. Amongst film score work, his most recent compositions can be heard in his group - Alla Boara which seeks to bring recognition to Italy’s richly, diverse folk music. He is endorsed by Out of the Drawer Percussion and Byrne Cymbals as a performing artist.
By embracing the influence of his heroes from the jazz tradition and retaining his own musical personality, guitarist Daniel Bruce has developed a unique and impressive musical voice. A recent transplant to Ohio after spending a decade as an important member of Chicago’s vibrant jazz scene, he is active throughout the Midwest and nationally as a performer, recording artist, composer and educator.
He has performed on more than thirty albums as a sideman and has released two albums under his own name. As a performer and recording artist, Bruce has had the opportunity to work with a number of eminent musicians including Seamus Blake, Ali Jackson, Dan Wall, Lynn Seaton, Rose Colella, The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, and Marquis Hill.
A native of Northampton Ohio, Kevin Martinez grew up in a home filled with music. In 2001 Kevin moved to Chicago, where he earned a BA in Music Performance from Columbia College Chicago (2005) and a Master’s of Music Composition from DePaul University. He spent the entirety of his time there immersed in that city’s unique jazz scene but also branched out, touring nationally with the Chicago Afrobeat Project. Since returning to Northeast Ohio in 2010 Kevin has recorded with Chris Coles, The Speedbumps, Roger Hoover, and Honeybucket, among others. In addition to performing and recording Kevin is also working on new music for his original project, Reclamation Band.Back to Calendar