2020 Guest Conductor – Steve Allee
Friday, January 31, 9:30 p.m.
Duke Energy Convention Center Hall C
Steve Allee is a Yamaha Performing Artist and College-Conservatory of Music Jazz Studies faculty member at the University of Cincinnati. He has performed with Buddy Rich, Slide Hampton, James Moody, Benny Golson, Peter Erskine, Dave Liebman, Gary Bartz, Louis Hayes, Randy Brecker and is a member of the Rufus Reid ‘Out Front Trio’. Their trio recording was on the Jazz Week radio charts for 20 weeks including the #1 spot. He also performed on Rufus Reid’s Grammy Nominated ‘Quiet Pride’ Big Band Project on the Motema label. He has opened for Bill Evans and Tony Bennett. Steve recently performed at the Chicago, Rochester, Skidmore, Montreal, Mid-Atlantic, Indy and Miami Jazz Festivals.