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The Emerald City Jazz Kings 2008-09
Hold That Ghost!
Merlin Showalter
  • Biography
  • Shedd Appearances
Merlin Showalter's experience spans the musical gamut from rock to jazz, country to hip-hop, funk to salsa, breakbeat and beyond. Graduated from the University of Oregon School of Music with a Bachelor’s Degree in Percussion Performance, he is classically trained in addition to having performed with a variety of bands throughout the Pacific-Northwest. Merlin has performed in cruise ships around the Caribbean and Mediterranean Seas, and has performed in over 20 musical theatre and ballet productions. He has been a featured soloist with the Oregon Jazz Ensemble, Oregon Percussion Ensemble, the Emerald City Jazz Kings, and more. Merlin has also won awards for drumming in events such as Guitar Center’s Drum-Off and the Sabian Cymbal Award in the Reno Jazz Festival. In addition to performing around the West Coast, Merlin is also an active studio musician and percussion instructor.
Oct 16-24JK 2008-09It's A Great Feeling!
Feb 12-19JK 2008-09The Gang's All Here!
Apr 30-May 10JK 2008-09Hold That Ghost!
Oct 15-23JK 2009-10That Old Black Magic
Jan 29-Feb 7JK 2009-10Heart and Soul
Apr 30-May 9JK 2009-10'S Wonderful
Oct 22-31JK 2010-11Time After Time
Oct 13-21JK 2011-12Jukebox Saturday Night
Feb 2-10JK 2011-12Pick Yourself Up
Mar 8-18JK 2011-12Here Come The Blondes
May 4-13JK 2011-12On The Road with Jimmy Van Heusen
May 18-20SP 2011-12Siri Vik: Where or WhenJaqua
Oct 11-19JK 2012-13The Very Thought Of You
Nov 1-4SP 2012-13Shirley Andress: When The Sun Comes OutJaqua
Dec 6-13JK 2012-13Let it Snow
Feb 7-15JK 2012-13Flying Home
Mar 6-17SP 2012-13Siri Vik: My Funny Valentine
May 9-17JK 2012-13You Made Me Love You
Oct 10-19JK 2013-14At The Jazz Band Ball
Feb 13-22JK 2013-14Give Me A Song
May 2-11JK 2013-14Bésame Mucho
Aug 7OFAM 2014Over The RainbowJaqua
May 7-10JK 2014-15Why Don't You Do Right?
May 30-31SP 2014-15Hear My SongJaqua
Oct 22-25JK 2015-16Goody Goody
Dec 10-17JK 2015-16Swinging On A Star
Jan 29-Feb 7JK 2015-16In The Mood
May 19-22SP 2015-16Fever: Remember Peggy LeeJaqua
Aug 11OFAM 2016Follow The BoysJaqua
Aug 12OFAM 2016Keep The Home Fires BurningJaqua
Dec 8-14JK 2016-17Happy Holiday
May 4-7SP 2016-17Evynne Hollens: Who Tells Your Story?Jaqua
May 18-21JK 2016-17My Lucky Star
Aug 3OFAM 2017If I Were A BellJaqua
Aug 4OFAM 2017Star DustJaqua
Aug 4OFAM 2017They All LaughedJaqua
Aug 10OFAM 2017Star DustJaqua
Aug 11OFAM 2017They All LaughedJaqua
Merlin Showalter appears in these The Jazz Kings 2008-09 events:
Thursday Oct 16
7:30 pIt's A Great Feeling!
Friday Oct 17
7:30 pIt's A Great Feeling!
Sunday Oct 19
2:30 pIt's A Great Feeling!
Friday Oct 24
7:30 pIt's A Great Feeling!
Thursday Feb 12
7:30 pThe Gang's All Here!
Friday Feb 13
7:30 pThe Gang's All Here!
Sunday Feb 15
2:30 pThe Gang's All Here!
Thursday Feb 19
7:30 pThe Gang's All Here!
Thursday Apr 30
7:30 pHold That Ghost!
Thursday May 7
7:30 pHold That Ghost!
Friday May 8
7:30 pHold That Ghost!
Sunday May 10
2:30 pHold That Ghost!