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James Zollar 1
Might As Well Be Swing
Drum Boogie
James Zollar
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JAMES DELANO ZOLLAR began his musical career at age 9 playing bugle in his hometown, Kansas City Missouri. At 12, he graduated to the trumpet where he began to discover his musical voice and focus. In, 1984, he moved to New York and played with the Cecil McBee Quintet for five years and then recorded with Tom Harrell, with Weldon Erving and Sam Rivers. Zollar was featured in Robert Altman’s motion picture Kansas City, in Madonna’s music video My Baby’s Got a Secret, as well as Malcolm Lee’s film The Best Man and the sound track of The Perez Family. He is proud to be included in The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz. James was also a featured soloist with Jon Faddis and Carnegie Hall Jazz Orchestra as well as Wynton Marsalis and The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. He is currently playing with The Duke Ellington Orchestra, The Count Basie Orchestra, Don Byron’s Bands, The Marty Ehrlich Sextet, working with the Latin piano master Eddie Palmieri and Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Live at Lincoln Center. James released the CD Zollar Systems in 2010 and the newest CD It’s All Good People in 2013
Jul 24OFAM 2019In The Age Of SwingJaqua
Jul 25OFAM 2019It Don't Mean A ThingJaqua
Jul 26OFAM 2019Benny!Jaqua
Jul 26OFAM 2019Drum BoogieJaqua
Jul 27OFAM 2019Slipped DiscJaqua
Jul 28OFAM 2019Swing's The ThingJaqua
Jul 31OFAM 2019It Don't Mean A ThingJaqua
Jul 31OFAM 2019Slipped DiscJaqua
Aug 1OFAM 2019Drum BoogieJaqua
Aug 2OFAM 2019One O'Clock JumpJaqua
Aug 3OFAM 2019Benny!Jaqua
James Zollar appears in these Might As Well Be Swing events:
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