CD Release Concert at Feinstein's at Vitello's 

We had a wonderful night at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s in front of a full house last week. Thanks so much to all the musicians who made this unforgettable night possible: Bob Sheppard, Brian Scanlon, Rob Lockart, Tom Luer, Adam Schroeder, saxophones; Wayne Bergeron, Ryan DeWeese, Clay Jenkins, Ron Stout, trumpets; Alex Iles, Charlie Morillas, Ido Meshulam, Bill Reichenbach, trombones; Ed Czach, piano; Edwin Livingston, bass; Larry Koonse, guitar; Peter Erskine, drums; Brian Kilgore, percussion.

And a very special thanks to friends and fans who came out to support the band. For pictures from the concert, courtesy of Mike Quain go here:


CD Release Party at Feinstein's at Vitello's, October 6 at 8pm 

Come on out to help us celebrate our new CD, Convergency, at Feinsteins at Vitello's on October 6! Performing will be Wayne Bergeron, Ryan DeWeese, Clay Jenkins, and Ron Stout, (trumpets); Alex Iles, Charlie Morillas, Ido Meshulam, and Bill Reichenbach, (trombones); Bob Sheppard, Brian Scanlon, Rob Lockart, Tom Luer, and Adam Schroeder (saxophones), Larry Koonse (guitar), Ed Czach (piano), Edwin Livingston (bass), Peter Erskine (drums), and Brian Kilgore (percussion).

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Big Band at Vitello's 

Great night at Upstairs at Vitello's Supper Club in Studio City with Brian Scanlon, Kevin Garren, Rob Lockart, Tom Luer, Tim McKay, saxophones; Wayne Bergeron, Rob Shaer, Kye Palmer, Michael Stever on trumpets; Bob McChesney, Andy Martin, Erik Hughes, Bill Reichenbach on trombones; Ed Czach, piano; Trey Henry, bass; and Peter Erskine on drums. The band was on fire!

Thanks to all who came to hear us.

At the Jazz Education Network Conference 

Awesome time here at the Jazz Education Network Conference in Reno, NV thanks to inspired collective and individual performances on Wednesday night by Wayne Bergeron, Rob Lockart, Peter Erskine, Ron Stout, Brian Scanlon, Clay Jenkins, Adam Schroeder, Alex Iles, Ed Czach, Bob McChesney, Tom Luer, Edwin Livingston, Kevin Garren, Micheal Stever, Francisco Torres, Erik Hughes, aka the Dave Slonaker Big Band. Thanks for your friendship and fellowship and the priceless gift of your time and talents. Everyone was on fire! Thanks for the memory!! And, thank you JEN for inviting us!

Lighthouse Cafe Performance 

It was a great fall concert at The Lighthouse Cafe in Hermosa Beach, CA for the Sunday Jazz Brunch with Saxophones, Bob Sheppard, Kevin Garren, Rob Lockart, Alex Budman, Adam Schroeder. Trumpets, Wayne Bergeron, Kye Palmer, Brian Shwartz, Ron Stout. Trombones, Alex Iles, Andy Martin, Erik Hughes, Bill Reichenbach. Piano, Ed Czach, Bass, Edwin Livingston. Drums, Peter Erskine. 

Thanks to the band and audience for a great afternoon of jazz.!