The Mason Brothers Quintet will be performing at the 55Bar NYC (55 Christopher St. & 7th Ave) on Thursday May 23rd for 2 sets 10pm & 11:30pm. Their all-star band consists of Ali Jackson – Drums, Dave Kikoski – Piano, Carlos Henriquez – Bass, Elliot Mason – Trombone & Bass Trumpet, Brad Mason – Trumpet. They will be performing music from“Two Sides, One Story”
Elliot performs a masterclass with the Community Arts Program, Coral Gables, FL. This High School is one of the fifteen bands selected as finalists in the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival, held each May in New York City at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Elliot also performed a clinic through Essentially Ellington’s outreach program at Michael Krop Senior High School in Miami, Florida
Elliot was interviewed by Bruce Lindsay for Jazz Journal, covering questions about the uniqueness of the JLCO, young emerging players, NY vs the UK jazz scene and future projects with the Mason Brothers Quintet.
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Brad & Elliot both receive individual ASCAP writer awards for their writing on their debut album – Two Sides, One Story.
Elliot is featured on Janek Gwizdala’s latest album, Theatre By The Sea. Personnel includes: Peter Erskine, Alan Pasqua, Janek Gwizdala, Randy Brecker, Mike Stern, Bob Franceschini, Nir Felder, Lizzy Loeb and Sergio Vallin. Click here to download this album for free.
The Mason Brothers Quintet will be performing at the 55Bar NYC (55 Christopher St. & 7th Ave) on Thursday March 28th for 2 sets 10pm & 12am. Their all-star band consists of Clarence Penn – Drums, Eldar Djangirov – Piano, Luques Curtis – Bass, Elliot Mason – Trombone & Bass Trumpet, Brad Mason – Trumpet. They will be performing music from “Two Sides, One Story”
While on the road with the JLCO, Elliot stops by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to give a clinic to their Jazz Studies Program.
Brad will be performing with Richie Cannata’s Band at Blues Alley in Washington DC March 13th. The band features Richie Cannata, Julio Fernandez, Chris Clarke, Gene Perez, Joel Rosenblatt & Eren Cannata. 2 sets 8pm & 10pm
The Mason Brothers Quintet will perform at the 55Bar NYC (55 Christopher St. & 7th Ave) Thursday February 28th for 2 sets 10pm & 12am. Their all-star band consists of Dave Kikoski – Piano, Matt Penman – Bass, Johnathan Blake – Drums, Elliot Mason – Trombone & Bass Trumpet, Brad Mason – Trumpet. They will be performing music from “Two Sides, One Story”
Brad will be performing with the Dutch jazz star Caro Emerald on her first US Tour. Shows in LA @ The ElRey Theatre Jan 22nd & NYC @ Le Poisson Rouge Jan 24th plus more..
Brad joins the JLCO trumpet section for a couple of songs on Victor Goines upcoming big band recording, Elliot enjoyed playing lead in this fantastic section. The CD includes a suite written by Mr Goines for the great Benny Goodman. The CD features the JLCO including Wynton Marsalis, Jon Faddis & Wycliffe Gordon.
Brad will be joining power house singer Morgan James and her band January 12th at 54 Below in NYC. Featuring Morgan James, David Cook, Doug Wamble, Ron Blake, Reuben Rogers, Eric Harland & Brad Mason.