We are pleased to welcome Jason Gano and Howard Paul to our family of entertainers. They will be joined by Anders Eliason on drums.
Jason has had the privilege of performing across the United States and Canada with many Jazz Artists including: Mike Stern, Mark Pender (Conan O'Brien Show),Michael Feinstein, John Faddis, The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, The Des Moines Big Band and the TC Rodgers Orchestra (Pittsburgh). Currently, Mr Gano can be heard playing in the Washington /Baltimore area with the Don Junker Big Band, Big Band Caliente, Swinglaband the Jerry Lynn Trio.
Howard has performed extensively with guitar legends including Bucky Pizzarelli, Jimmy Bruno and Howard Alden; in small groups with Grammy winners Tom Scott, Mark Egan, Bob James, Laurence Hobgood, Gary Novak; and with The Tony Monaco Trio, saxophonist Don Braden, and many others. He’s a 2011 inductee of the Coastal Jazz Hall of Fame, chaired the Savannah Jazz Festival for four years, and currently holds a three-year presidency of the Coastal Jazz Association. His most recent CD releases include “The Presidents” w/Jody Espina; “New Adventures w/Tony Monaco” 2014; “Just Friends w/Bob James” 2011; and “Jammin’ at the Jazz Corner w/Ali Ryerson Trio” 2009. Originally from Atlantic City, NJ, he’s been a Savannah resident since arriving as a US Army officer in 1991.