Hi everyone! This is the second part in a two part series of interviews with Jeff Antoniuk, jazz saxophonist and educator. Please click here to see the first half of the interview.
Jeff Antoniuk is an internationally respected jazz saxophonist and holds his own education programs to service adult learners, to include the Maryland Summer Jazz Workshop, InDepth Jazz Clinics, and the Jazz Band Masterclass. This year he will be pulling in several high class artists to help him with Maryland Summer Jazz, including: Peter Fraize on sax, Jimmy Haslip on bass, Jim McFalls on trombone, Marty Morrison on drums, Kenny Rittenhouse on trumpet, Donato Soviero on guitar, and Helen Sung on piano. Whew, what a lineup! Additionally, his “Jazz Update” and “MARS 4-tet” groups will play at various locations around DC in the near future. Here are a couple of his upcoming shows:
- July 18, 2014 – Jazz Update at the Westminster Church in Washington, D.C. for Friday night Jazz. 6 – 9 pm, $5 cover, 400 I Street SW DC. Tickets are sold at the door.
- July 22, 2014 – MARS 4-tet featuring Jimmy Haslip on bass will be playing atBethesda Blues and Jazz Club. 7:30 pm, $22, 7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Click here to get tickets.
- July 22 – 25, 2014 – Maryland Summer Jazz Workshop – this is a four day workshop for older adults and features multiple master classes as well as a end concert for all the faculty. The end concert (featuring students and faculty) is on July 25 from 7 – 10 pm at Saint Mark Presbyterian Church at 10701 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852. Tickets are $20.
Songs in this podcast (in order) are:
- Global Village – from The Jazz Update album titled “Brotherhood”
- Suddenly – from the MARS 4-Tet album titled “The Blind Watchmaker”
- Slickery – from the Jazz Update album titled “Brotherhood”
- Meet Me at the Ponderosa – from the Jazz Update album titled “Brotherhood”
- Hot House – from the Jazz Update album titled “Brotherhood”
- Screwball – from the Jazz Update album titled “Brotherhood”
I will post links to everyone mentioned in this podcast soon. Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you enjoy this interview with Jeff Antoniuk!