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When: Friday, March 24, 2017 • 5:00PM
USF Guitar Instructor and local Jazz Artist LaRue Nickelson will take the Replay Stage with his band for an evening of music and education.
Guitarist LaRue Nickelson is a well-known jazz artist in the Tampa Bay area. The LaRue Nickelson Trio has opened for many touring jazz artists and performs regularly in the region. Nickelson has several recordings to his credit, both as a leader and sideman, which have received favorable reviews in local publications. He has performed with many jazz artists including Jim Snidero, Bob Mintzer, Danny Gottlieb, and John Fedchock. As a member of Chuck Owen’s Resurgence group, LaRue was a performing artist at the 2000 International Association of Jazz Educators Conference in New Orleans, LA. LaRue has also performed at the Clearwater Jazz Festival, the Umbria Jazz Festival (Italy), throughout South Africa as a member of the USF JAZZTET, the premier performing group of the USF Jazz Program. He was also one of three finalists (and the only U.S. winner) at the 2004 Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition.
When: Thursday, April 6th, 2017 • 6:30PM
Jeff is an Orlando based musician/singer/songwriter who has shared the stage with artists as such Hootie and the Blowfish, Edwin McCain, Sixpence None the Richer, Vertical Horizon just to name a few & also was the touring bassist for Brian Howe (from Bad Company). Throughout his career, Jeff's recording credits include working with such great producers as Keith Olsen (Fleetwood Mac, Whitesnake, Rick Springfield), John Kurzweg (Creed, Puddle of Mudd), Justin Niebank (Keith Urban), and Stan Lynch (Don Henley). With producer Joe Smith (NSync, Mandy Moore) at the helm, he co-produced and released his first “self-titled” solo CD featuring his distinctive voice through soaring melodies and solid songwriting. The rich sounds of Jeff's music found their place on the Pop and Rock airwaves as many songs received spins on over 60 Top 40/AC stations across the country, as well as XM Radio. His single "Write About Me", was featured in Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen's video game Sweet 16 Licensed to Drive and topped the NMW AC40 "Most Added" & "Prime Mover" Charts.
Jeff currently resides as the lead tenor vocalist / bassist for the multi platinum selling, Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame group Chicago. “Never in a million years did I ever dream I would have the opportunity to play with a band that I’ve admired my entire life. I’ve been a huge fan of Chicago ever since I picked up a trombone back in the 70’s and I thought Jimmy Pankow was most definitely the coolest trombone player EVER! Now being on stage with Chicago is such an honor for me and I’m having the time of my life!”
When: Thursday, April 13th, 2017 • 6:30PM
Spend an evening with Martin Artist, Rich Starkey, as your guide through 184 years of rich music tradition, steeped in Martin culture and craftsmanship.
Take part in a lively Q&A session, play unique Custom Shop guitars and be treated to an intimate in-store performance. Find out why Martin makes the finest guitars and strings in the world!
String Special at this Event:
Buy any set of Martin strings, get a FREE set of SP LIFESPAN STRINGS
During event only, while supplies last.
When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 • 6:00PM
BOSS Product Specialist Austin Sandick will demonstrate how BOSS and Blues Cube continue to be at the forefront of sound innovation and how their products can further your creativity.
Come out for some killer demonstrations, give-a-ways, and special day-of pricing!