CONTACT
 
 
  Scott Black
      Scott graduated from Indiana University prior to spending six years in New York City followed by 18 years in Chicago. Scott's wealth of experience playing in front of bands on trumpet and in the rhythm section on bass have given him a great perspective on how a band should work together. Add in his experience from the show bands in the Catskill Mountains of New York, to convention, wedding, and night club bands in New York and Chicago, Scott is well qualified to put the best band together for your needs.
 
  Matt Mitchell
- Matt Mitchell Guitarist- Matt was born in Phoenix and received his earliest musical training in classical piano between the ages of 8-13. Relocating to Tucson in 1989, Matt soon attended the University of Arizona, getting heavily into classical and jazz guitar. In 1995 he received a Bachelors of Arts in Classical Guitar Performance and embarked on a career as a professional musician. That same year he also received the Tucson Jazz Society Young Artist Award. His diverse musical background includes work in jazz, rock, latin, klezmer, funk, r&b, pop and avant-garde bands, in addition to being an outstanding solo jazz and classical guitarist. Matt has taught private guitar lessons for more than 15 years and is cofounder of Tucson's premier Gypsy Jazz Band -- The Hot Club of Tucson
 
  Ed DeLucia
      For more than 15 years this Connecticut-born guitarist has brought the flair of the East Coast to the Old West. Ed has a loyal following in Tucson of admirers that come to hear his remarkable technique and his mastery of the jazz language. Ed is great in a wide variety of settings; solo guitar, in duo with bass or vocals or second guitar, trio or quartet with drums and/or piano, or a supporting role in a large group.
Hear Ed DeLucia Trio.
 
  Fred Hayes
      Born and raised in Indiana, Fred comes from a family of many professional musicians and music educators. He moved to Tucson in his teen and was one of the first graduates of the University of Arizona's jazz program. Upon graduating, Fred worked throughout the western U.S. with many jazz and pop artists including jazz vocalist Dianne Schuur. Fred is frequently invited to accompany national jazz artists doing concerts in Arizona such as Charlie Rouse, Mose Allison, Pete Christlieb, Buddy DeFranco, Ernie Watts, Ann Hampton Callaway, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Watrous, and Bud Shank to name a few. He has even worked with legendary entertainers such as Bob Hope and Steve Allen. He also plays steel drum and leads his own Calypso group. Recording sessions, live performances and a full schedule of private students make Fred one of the busiest free-lance musicians in Arizona.
 

Contact Scott Black:
Phone: (520) 743-1349
Email:
scottblackATazjazzartistsDOTcom