Chris Counelis Jazz Band
Chris Counelis Steeped in jazz and big band music from an early age, he studied at Berklee College of Music with Joe Viola (the world renowned saxophone master) while still in high school, and attended The University of North Texas for four years majoring in Jazz Performance. He joined the Glenn Miller Orchestra straight of college and toured the US, Canada, Europe and Japan with them for over two years before joining the Artie Shaw Orchestra under the direction of his mentor Dick Johnson. Counelis has performed internationally with Rosmary Clooney, Mel Torme, Bobby Short, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Ojays, Harry Connick Jr., Frankie Valli, Tony Bennett and many others.
He was also Musical Director for Princess Cruises for over six years playing and conducting all the shows in the main show lounge backing the Princess production shows, and all the variety acts they had on the ship as well. In Sedona he started his own 7-piece swing band called SwingTime with very successful performances at Soundbites. Counelis also leads a few different jazz groups in various configurations - duo, trio, quartet and quintet, depending on the venue's needs.
Dave Len Scott brings together a beautiful classical sound with high-compression lead trumpet playing and piano, balancing power and innovation with charismatic, singing tones.His studies include jazz trumpet with Blue Notes Louis Smith, and he has toured and recorded with such acts as Boz Scaggs, Rosemary Clooney, Michael Feinstein, the Marcus Shelby Orchestra, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Brass Monkey Brass Band, and the Dave Scott Jazz Quartet. As a classical trumpeter, he has worked with the San Francisco, Honolulu, Napa, and Santa Rosa symphonies, and has performed as guest soloist with the SF Sinfonietta Orchestra. Dave is a fluent pianist and History of Jazz lecturer, as well as a private trumpet instructor and Adjunct Faculty for the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley, Berkeley City College. Dave is also trumpet instructor at Sonoma State University.
David Vincent Mills on Keys is a jazz pianist and keyboardist, composer, recording artist and producer. He has toured with American Idols Kimberley Locke and appeared on Ellen. As a solo artist, Mills performs original compositions and his arrangements of jazz standards and contemporary classics. Davids funky jazz band DiVoM features his originals of diverse styles. Other projects showcasing Mills compositions include: 3 Squares a progressive instrumental jazz trio; 'Conversations in Music an improvisation based live performance series; Zoetrope Orchestra a live film score project; and Mighty Minstrels a jazz and spoken word group.
Eddie Barattini on Drums
Troy Perkins on bass guitar
Sound Bites Grill (Ver)
101 N. Hwy 89A, F29
Sedona, AZ 86336
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