Rachel Bade-McMurphy's Imagine Collective includes Brendan McMurphy and a network of musicians working together creating Jazz and beyond. The Imagine Collective appears in a variety of formats ranging from trio and quartet acoustic format to large band configurations. They perform original and modern jazz with a variety of additional fusions and influences.
Some Current projects are:
--The Imagine Collective Hip Hop Collaboration featuring Ben X and Brotha Nature
--Unsung Heroes and seldom heard songs: A collections of rare beauty and post-bop compositions including works from Cal Massey, Charles Tolliver, Archie Shepp and more.
--Second Hand Sally: An eclictic mix of 70s and 80s Dance hits, Soul, Funk, R&B, and jazz. Groovy tunes and a thrifty good time.
We are proud to present in concert:
with additional Clinics TBA
The Vincent Herring Quartet!!!
Vincent Herring - Saxophone
Carl Allen - Drums
David Kikosi- Piano
Yasushi Yakamara - Bass
"Imagine" Jazz Festival 2018 was April 19th-25th.
The festival featured local performances, clinics and masterclasses and jam sessions.
Our featured guest artist was: The Willie Jones III Quintet on Wednesday April 25th. The Quintet was Jeremy Pelt, Ralph Moore, Eric Reed and Gerald Cannon!
See photos and more on our Festival page -
Local Artists featured were:
The Imagine Collective
The Larsen Group
Men of Rhythm
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