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Alva Nelson Quintet

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James Gibbs III (trumpet), Gene Gee (saxophone), Beldon Bullock (bass), Greg Bufford (drums).

Alva Nelson, pianist, has performed & recorded with Lightnin' Hopkins, Kirk Whalum, and Regina Belle and was musical director for Ain't Misbehavin', Violet, and Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill.

James Gibbs III, trumpeter has shared the stage with such greats as: Rufus Reid, Buster Cooper, John Lee, Roy Hargrove, Wynton Marsalis, TS Monk, and Joe Thomas, among others.

Saxophonist Gene Gee has recorded with Stevie Wonder, Muhal Richard Abrams, Hamiet Bluiett, and the Julius Hemphill Sextet, among others.

Belden Bullock, double-bassist, has played with George Adams, Roy Haynes, Ahmad Jamal, Ralph Peterson, Jr.'s Fo'Tet, the Spirit of Life Ensemble, Abdullah Ibrahim, Kevin Eubanks, and James Spaulding, among others.

Greg Bufford, drummer, has worked with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Randy Weston, Dakota Staton, and Sun Ra, among others. He has also been part of musical productions including Ain�t Misbehavin, The Ella Fitzgerald Story, and The Wiz.

$15 admission