JAZZ WEEKENDER HOUSE BAND

Nathan East

Nathan East

HOST / BASSIST

Yamaha Artist, bassist, producer and songwriter, he has collaborated with iconic artists in his illustrious career, from Barry White and Kenny Loggins to Eric Clapton and Anita Baker. With more than 2,000 recordings, Nathan is considered one of the most recorded bass players in the history of music. The Host with the Most will inspire the fire!

Stephen Ferrone

Stephen Ferrone

DRUMMER

Celebrated English drummer known for his work with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 1994 to 2017. He was also part of the classic lineup of the Average White Band in the 1970s, and keeps the beat for great company including Dire Straits, Stevie Nicks, Chaka Khan, Duran Duran, Eric Clapton and of course Nathan’s Band of Brothers.

Greg Phillinganes

Greg Phillinganes

KEYBOARDIST

A prolific session & touring musician. The Emmy-winning keyboardist, vocalist, composer has contributed to numerous iconic recordings. Greg started playing professionally with Stevie Wonder at the age of 18. From Michael Jackson and Beyonce to Ray Charles and Phil Collins, Phillinganes is the #1 choice.

Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson

GUITARIST

From film scores to first rate rockers, MT has to divide his website discography into two pages. A four-decade session & touring guitarist of the highest order. Michael attended Berklee, where he studied with Pat Metheny. Initially with Geffen Records, Michael Thompson Band continues to release music.

2021 ARTIST LINEUP

Peet Project

Peet Project

BAD BOYS OF BUDAPEST play POP, JAZZ + FUNK

THE WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS AFTER PARTY - Hosted by Hungary's Pop Funk Jazz fivesome featuring impressive, world-class musicians that spark excitement and fun with addictive originals and killer covers. The driving force is violinist, composer, vocalist, producer Peter “Peet” Ferencz who performs with his band extensively in Europe and the U.S. We call our After Party “dangerous,” because between their skillset and the special drop-in guests, the night is likely to take a few hairpin turns and highspeed chases.

Brendan Rothwell

Brendan Rothwell

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ BASSIST

Big Little Vibes JAZZ HAPPY HOUR in BRENDAN'S BAR w/Special Guests - Hosted by bassist Brendan Rothwell. Originally from the UK, he is the first independent artist to hit #1 on all three of the SmoothJazz.com Album Charts with his release Sentiment. Winner of The People’s Choice Music Awards 2017 in his current hometown of Calgary, Brendan’s debut recordings have secured him placement on several Best Of Contemporary Jazz Charts around the world as he gains notoriety as a recording artist of great character.