The Altin Sencalar Octet: Live at Monks

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Monks, 501 Pedernales St. , Austin, TX 78702

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Join us for an evening featuring original tunes and arrangements written by Altin Sencalar, for one of his last shows in Austin before moving to New York City. The octet features some of Altin’s favorite musicians in Austin, who also happen to be his best friends.

Originally from Temple, Texas, Altin Sencalar is a trombonist and educator now living in Austin. Sencalar has performed, toured, and/or recorded with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Rodney Whitaker, Christian McBride, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Big Sean, Wayne Bergeron, Michael Dease and many others. Altin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master's Degree in Jazz Studies from Michigan State University. Altin is a performing artist for Earasers Earplugs, Robinson’s Remedies, and was named a 2017 Yamaha Young Performing Artist. Altin is currently on the music faculty at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor as Adjunct Professor of Music where he is the Director of Jazz Ensembles and Trombone Instructor.

Altin Sencalar - Trombone, Composer, Arranger

Adrian Ruiz - Trumpet

Matt Maldonado - Alto Saxophone

Elias Haslanger - Tenor Saxophone

Eric Hargett - Baritone Saxophone

Damian García - Piano

Daniel Foose - Double Bass

Adam Jackson - Drum Set

The Adrian Ruiz Quintet

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The Elephant Room, 315 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701

The Adrian Ruiz Quintet is BACK at The Elephant Room, featuring:

Dr. Adrian Ruiz, Trumpet and Flugelhorn

Gil Del Bosque, Tenor and Soprano Saxophones

Dr. Ben Irom, Piano

Jim Kalson, Electric Bass

Aaron Easley, Drums

The band will play a solid mix of Blue Note deep cuts from the 1950s/60s and original compositions.

Come join us. No cover. 21 and over. Dig?!?

Photo courtesy: Laura Ingles

Photo courtesy: Laura Ingles