Culture Connect Featured Event
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 7pm-9pm - No Cover
MIKE CASEY TRIO - Mike Casey - Sax, Matt Dwonszyk - Bass, Mike Dick - Drums
J. Rene Coffee Roasters - 320 Park Ave - West Hartford 860-578-5093
Jazz saxophonist Mike Casey, from Storrs, Connecticut, is currently a Jazz Studies student at the acclaimed Hartt School/Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz (University of Hartford) as well as a recent graduate of the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. Mike has studied with some of Connecticut’s best jazz talent including: Abraham Burton, Nat Reeves, Steve Davis, Paul Brown, Kris Allen, Bob DePalma, Matt DeChamplain, Lummie Spann, and Chris Casey.
Mike has been heard playing at local venues across Connecticut (such as Black Eyed Sallys, The Russian Lady, J Restaurant, The Wadsworth Atheneum, The Hartford Club) as well as the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston. Additionally he has played at notable music festivals, such as the Hartford Jazz Society's Monday Night Jazz in Bushnell Park, The Boston Greenfest & the New England Autumn Fest.
Come hear Mike and the new band explore new originals and fresh arrangements of your favorite standards!www.mikecaseyjazz.com // www.jrenecoffee.com