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Live At The Union Hall: The Adrian Ruiz Quintet

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With generous funding by the Music Performance Trust Fund and the American Federation of Musicians we present Live At The Union Hall - A Safe Live Streamed Concert, coming to you on Sunday, February 21st from the 3rd floor Meeting Hall! This performances will be streamed online but will only be available during the performance time. Look for the stream link to be posted on the Music Performance Trust Fund Page, the Austin Federation of Musicians Page and the Facebook Event Page!

Special thanks to The Music Performance Trust Fund, IBEW Local 520, and Nomad Sound.

“Adrian Ruiz is an impressive trumpeter who makes his recording debut as a leader on Premiere...In addition to being a fine showcase for the Adrian Ruiz Quintet, Premiere: A Collection Of Originals is a fun set of creative jazz that is easily recommended.”

Adrian Ruiz: Trumpet and Flugelhorn

Jake Lampe: Tenor Saxophone

Morris Nelms: Keyboard

Michael Stevens: Acoustic Bass

Jeffrey Olson: Drums

The Adrian Ruiz Quintet: Live Streaming from Monks

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Dr. Adrian Ruiz, a native of San Antonio, is an in-demand freelance trumpeter and passionate educator who performs extensively throughout the state of Texas. Ruiz has performed with a long list of legendary artists, recorded and arranged in horn sections on numerous albums, and has performed internationally at the Montreux, North Sea, and Taichung jazz festivals. In addition to his demanding performance schedule, Ruiz is an avid educator, presenting transformative clinics and masterclasses at many schools, colleges, and universities.

Ruiz received his Bachelor of Music Studies from UT San Antonio, Master of Music in Composition from Texas State University, and Doctor of Musical Arts in Jazz Trumpet Performance from UT Austin. Ruiz currently serves as the Director of Jazz Bands at St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin, and was formerly the Director of Jazz Studies at UT San Antonio.

In May 2017, Ruiz made his recording debut as a leader, releasing his first full-length album, Premiere: A Collection Of Originals, and is currently setting the stage for a live follow-up album. Ruiz is a Featured Artist for Schilke Music Products Inc., in Melrose Park, Illinois.

Stream in HD @ https://youtu.be/0vwnttsIp8A

Live From East Austin Piano Shop

One Set - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Adrian Ruiz - Trumpet and Flugelhorn

Gil Del Bosque - Soprano and Tenor Saxophones

Collin Shook - Piano

Sam Pankey - Double Bass

Daniel Dufour - Drums

Tommy Howard SAtown Quintet: Live Streaming from Monks

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Livestream from Monks Jazz, Austin, TX

Originally from San Antonio, Texas, guitarist Tommy Howard has been a mainstay on the Austin jazz scene for over 15 years, performing with Ephraim Owens, Tony Campise, Butch Miles, Andre Hayward, Elias Haslanger, Dr. James Polk, and many others. In addition to leading his own groups, Howard is currently a member of the critically acclaimed five-time Austin Music Award-winning ensemble, Church On Monday. Howard's debut trio album, Storybook, was released in 2017.

This is the first outing of the SAtown Quintet since the start of the pandemic. The group was formed several years ago to reunite old friends in music and celebrate their history together.

Stream in HD @ youtu.be/5LjVmTeqT80

Live From East Austin Piano Shop

One Set - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Tommy Howard - Guitar

Andre Hayward- Trombone

Adrian Ruiz - Trumpet

Ryan Hagler - Double Bass

Brandon Guerra - Drums

Stephanie Urbina Jones & the Honky Tonk Mariachi

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Rockbox Theater, 109 N Llano St. Fredericksburg, TX 78624, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

​​Rockbox Theater in Fredericksburg, Texas is excited to bring you Stephanie Urbina Jones & the Honky Tonk Mariachi! Stephanie is a #1 Billboard Country Songwriter, a #1 Texas Country Radio Artist, and she's the first artist in 93 years to bring Mariachi to the stage of the Grand Ole Opry! And tonight, she's bringing it all to the stage of the Rockbox Theater, in downtown Fredericksburg, Texas!

We are limiting seating for this show to allow plenty of space for guests to distance, and seating is limited to groups of no more than 10 guests. Doors open at 7pm and cocktails will be available throughout the show. Book early as tickets will go fast.

Monks' 4th Anniversary with The Collin Shook Trio & Guests

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East Austin Piano Shop, 2505 E. 6th St. Unit E , Austin, TX 78702

Monks Jazz’ founder Collin Shook celebrates the milestone of 4 years of concerts, with a livestream featuring his trio and special guests!

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Watch in HD and your best speakers at the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBTpbqfqKUk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0pEZRwqmJLfyhO5UqYG4uJ10NpV9k2IoEiRxqSQIToEnHZ10OUyLTj4G0&ab_channel=MonksJazzClub

Live from East Austin Piano Shop

One Set at 7:30 PM

Collin Shook - Piano

Sam Pankey - Double Bass

Daniel Dufour - Drums

Special Guests:

Andre Hayward - Trombone

Elias Haslanger - Saxophone

Mike Sailors - Trumpet

Adrian Ruiz - Trumpet

Photo courtesy: Laura Ingles

Photo courtesy: Laura Ingles