Erik Jekabson’s Vista Nonet
Erik Jekabson, trumpet; Becca Burrington, vocals; Alexis Jenson, vocals; Alisa Rose, violin; Matt Renzi, woodwinds; Dillon Vado, vibraphone; Jeffrey Burr, guitar; Jeff Denson, bass; Alan Hall, drums
Original compositions by trumpeter Erik Jekabson featuring his nonet of Becca Burrington and Alexis Jenson on vocals, Alisa Rose on violin, Matt Renzi on woodwinds, Dillon Vado on vibes, Jeffrey Burr on guitar, Jeff Denson on bass and Alan Hall on drums. Jekabson is a freelance trumpet player, composer, arranger and educator who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is equally busy playing and composing for different bands, leading his own groups and teaching a wide variety of students. Vista Nonet will perform his jazz-influenced chamber music, including the poetry of Frank O’Hara and Elizabeth Bishop set to music.