Ron Jolly Trio
Wed, August 30, 2017
6:00 pmDazzle @ Baur's
$10.00 - $15.00
This show will be presented in the Grand Gallery
Please arrive 30-45 minutes early to take advantage of full dinner service.
Ron Jolly – piano
Ron Bland – drums
Don Newby – drums
The Triumphant Return to Dazzle - The Ron Jolly Trio features Ron Bland on bass and Don Newby on drums. They have played together in many situations for more than 35 years. In 2015 they released The Friend Suite on Tapestry Records. The Friend Suite CD release party was a sellout at Dazzle. Since then, the Ron Jolly Trio has appeared more than 60 times for concerts, parties, receptions and club work. The trio plays original music as well as standards, pop and jazz tunes. They are in demand for session work as well as for regular appearances in a variety of bands in Colorado and internationally.https://dazzlejazz.ticketfly.com/event/1531355/
Don Newby was born and grew up in Denver and began playing piano at age 5, drums at age 8 and has been performing professionally since he was 14. Don studied Music Education and Percussion Performance at CU Boulder Music School, Drum Set Performance at Berklee School of Music and Electronic Music and Recording Engineering at CU Denver. He's done thousands of performances in the last 45 years ranging from orchestras, symphonic and marching bands, shows and musicals, big bands and jazz combos to virtually all forms of rock, country and popular music, as well as hundreds of recording sessions.
Don has performed with the jazz big band Pandaemonium, Gretchen Peters, Tim Goodman, Dan McCorrison, Junior Brown, Luzure Blues, Gidget Baird and John Cable, Molly O'Brien and the Blue Tips, the Undercover All-Stars, Moment's Notice and many, many more. He currently gigs with the Groove Nation Orchestra, Kid Charlemagne, Voodoo Syndicate, Next of Kin, Ben There, Rumble Seat, Silent Auction and the Ron Jolly Trio among others. He's also worked at Denver based studio Rocky Mountain Recorders for 24 years as an engineer/drummer. Don specializes in production music and sound effects and manages the pre-production studio as well as overseeing the band's recording session back-up system.
Dazzle @ Baur's
1512 Curtis St.
Denver, CO, 80202