Cushing Street Jazz Showcase

(No Cover)
(An evening of straight-ahead jazz & dining)
Jeff Lewis (tenor sax) and his Cushing Street Band
play it ‘modern and cool’ for dining & drinks.
1st Sat Feb 2
Dan Wolf, piano
Evan Dain, bass
Dan Griffin, guitar
2nd Sat Feb 9
Bopin’ Light
Bob Feldhaus, piano
Jack Wood, bass
Glenn Harmon, flugel horn
4th Sat Feb 23
Brubeck n’
Bob Feldhaus, piano
Jack Wood, bass
Pete Swan, drums
With Special Guests:
Brice Winston, tenor sax
Jason Carder, trumpet
first and third Wednesday of the month
Cushing Street presents some of Tucson’s finest jazz
artists. The venue is an historic Tucson landmark at
the center of old town. The combination of great food,
drinks and serious straight-ahead jazz is the focus.
Reservations recommended.
6:00-7:00pm: House trio plays for diners (make
easy conversation with friends).
7:00-8:00pm: Our featured players hit the deck.
They will impress! Please limit conversation during
this set.
8:00-9:00pm: Vocalists/instrumentalists join our
featured trio by prearranged invitation.
Dining/Listening Options
Arthur Statman, Piano
Doug Davis, Drums
Jack Wood, Bass
Jazz Dinner Menu
$28/per person
(Includes main entrée, dessert, coffee and
II Jazz Cover Only
$10/per person
(Order ala-carte from regular menu.)
Working Musicians
$5 cover (Order ala-carte from regular menu.)
Arthur Statman: Arthur Statman has performed with both world
renowned musicians including Charlie Rouse, Clark Terry, Bobby
Shew, as well as local heroes such as Brian Bromberg, Tony
Malaby, Brice Winston, and Arthur Vint. The latter two joined him
in a recent series of concerts presenting his original compositions
arranged for sextet, along with longtime associate Jack Wood, with
whom he led the Hackensack group in the 1980’s. Arthur can
currently be heard playing with Round Midnight with John
Doug Davis: Doug is currently the Educational Director for the
Chicago Music Store in Tucson and Percussion Instructor at
Flowing Wells H.S. He received his Masters in Percussion
Performance from the U of A where he studied with Gary Cook,
performed with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Tucson Jazz
Orchestra, The Smothers Brothers, George Cables, Dizzy Gillespie,
Roger Williams, Sam Taylor and a host of other local artists. Doug
has recently recorded with guitarist Gabriel Francisco and is
currently performing with Reunion, The George Howard Soul
Revue and Salsa Artists Latino Solido. Before returning to Tucson
in 1998 he taught jazz band and percussion at Nikki Rowe H.S. in
McAllen, TX.
Jack Wood: In his late twenties, Jack “discovered” the acoustic bass
and studied with a classical bassist. After free lancing on the East
Coast, he joined the cruise-ship circuit. Later he finished his
English degree at Rutgers Univ., where he played in the Rutgers
Jazz Ensemble with Terence Blanchard and Ralph Peterson. There
he played often with Kenny Barron who mentored small ensembles
as well as play with a number of jazz greats such as Dave Liebman,
George Coleman and Sonny Stitt. Next, Jack earned a Computer
Science degree at the U of A and settled into an Engineering career
in Anchorage Alaska. He returned to Tucson in 2005.
Performances sponsored by Jeffrey D. Lewis, D.D.S.
Prosthodontic Specialist-Implant and Cosmetic Reconstruction.
5099 E. Grant Rd., #330. Tucson, AZ 85712 (520)325-6645
Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant
198 W. Cushing Street
Tucson, AZ 85701