Trumpeter, Eric Jacobson & his Quintet

with John Swana

As a performer, teacher and clinician Eric Jacobson is in high demand. Eric has performed with Grammy© Award Winners Phil Woods, Benny Golson, Brian Lynch, Tito Puente Jr. and Eric Benet. Eric has had the privilege to perform and study with well known jazz artists such as: David Hazeltine, Joe Farnsworth, Jim Rotondi, Tim Hagans,Willie Thomas, Slide Hampton, Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen.Eric studied trumpet under the infamous Johnny Hemkes throughout his High School years in Racine, Wi.

As a Music Major he studied Trumpet at UW-Whitewater from 1993-1997 with Dr. Frank Hanson, and Jazz Director Steve Wiest. Eric continues to work on his craft and has had the privilege to take lessons with; Brian Lynch, Alex Norris, Ryan Kisor, David Cooper, Mike Plog, Allen Johnson, Jim Rotondi, and Wynton Marsalis.

John Swana

John was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia, and began studying trumpet at the age of 11. He was drawn to jazz at the age of 17 after hearing Dizzy Gillespie, and the interest developed into a passion while he was in collage, where he began transcribing the solos of Freddie Hubbard, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, and Tom Harrell.

featuring John Swana

Sets: 8PM & 10PM
Admission: $20 per show



As a performer, teacher and clinician Eric Jacobson is in high demand. Eric has performed with Grammy© Award Winners Phil Woods, Benny Golson, Brian Lynch, Tito Puente Jr. and Eric Benet. Eric has had the privilege to perform and study with well known jazz artists such as: David Hazeltine, Joe Farnsworth, Jim Rotondi, Tim Hagans,Willie Thomas, Slide Hampton, Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen.Eric studied trumpet under the infamous Johnny Hemkes throughout his High School years in Racine, Wi.

As a Music Major he studied Trumpet at UW-Whitewater from 1993-1997 with Dr. Frank Hanson, and Jazz Director Steve Wiest. Eric continues to work on his craft and has had the privilege to take lessons with; Brian Lynch, Alex Norris, Ryan Kisor, David Cooper, Mike Plog, Allen Johnson, Jim Rotondi, and Wynton Marsalis.

John Swana

10/18/2019 8:00 PM

Door Time: 7:00 PM

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