Mason Brothers Quintet @ Dizzy’s – Tues April 15th

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The Mason Brothers continue their musical journey as they premier new works, as well as bring to life music from their latest album ‘Two Sides, One Story’  Sets at 7:30pm & 9:30pm                 | Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola | 10 Columbus Cir #5, New York, 10019 Phone: (212) 258-9595

The Mason Brothers Quintet will feature some of New York City’s finest jazz musicians: Dave Kikoski – Piano, Johnathan Blake – Drums, Matt Penman – Bass, Elliot Mason – Trombone & Bass Trumpet, Brad Mason – Trumpet & Flugelhorn.

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The Mason Brothers record an episode for Capsulocity

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Capsulocity is a web series that aims to capture the new era of Jazz in New York City. Brad and Elliot were featured in Capsulocity’s series ” That’s Killin’ ” They performed as a duo, starting with true improv in the moment, that found a path to Rhythm Changes.

 

Elliot Performs a Masterclass at CSUN

CSUNWhile on the road with the JLCO, Elliot performed a clinic at California State University, Northridge [CSUN] for their Jazz Studies program. Elliot wrote: ‘It was such a pleasure to meet and hear everyone, I was inspired to experience their reception, hunger, curiosity, talent and openness to constructive criticism, this program definitely has something special. Many thanks to Gary Pratt & Bob McChesney’

JLCO Hosts: Kenny Garrett & The Music of Mulgrew Miller

KennyGarrettThe JLCO featured the music of pianist Mulgrew Miller, and the music of saxophonist Kenny Garrett, featuring Kenny Garrett. Miller and Garrett’s paths intersected during tenures with Mercer Ellington, Woody Shaw, and Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. As usual, it was an honor to perform this music with the unique sound and sensibility of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

The jazz community was saddened by the loss of Mulgrew Miller in May 2013. The JLCO with Wynton Marsalis performed these concerts in honor of Mulgrew Miller.

Elliot with Kenny Rampton’s Octet @ Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola

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Elliot performed at Dizzy’s, Wednesday February 12th with the Kenny Rampton Octet. Performing songs from the recently released CD, “Moon Over Babylon”. The Octet also featured: Kenny Rampton (Trumpet/Cornet) Bill Sims Jr. (Guitar/Vocals) Sherman Irby (Alto/Flute) Donny McCaslin (Tenor/Soprano) Brian Charette (Organ/Piano) Daniel Stein (Acoustic Bass) Tony Mason (Drums)

Elliot performs for Wynton Marsalis’s Lecture @ Harvard University

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Elliot performed at Harvard University for Wynton Marsalis’s concert lecture focusing on New Orleans, titled “New Orleans: The Birth of Jazz”. This series also featured trumpeter/composer Wynton Marsalis, Lucien Barbarin (trombone/vocals), Jonathan Batiste (piano), Troy Davis (drums), Vince Giordano (tuba/bass), Victor Goines (reeds), Marcus Printup (cornet), Don Vappie (6-string banjo/vocals) and Michael White (clarinet).

Elliot Mason Signature Series Trombones at NAMM

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Elliot joined Mike Corrigan and B.A.C. Trombones at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) in Anaheim, California. Elliot was there to answer questions, demonstrate and perform on his newly released signature series line of custom trombones.

Brad performs with Blood, Sweat & Tears

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Brad performed with Blood, Sweat & Tears (BS&T) January 18th at the Montbleu Theater, Lake Tahoe NV joining section mates Carl Fischer, Ken Gioffre & Charlie Davis.

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