Time & Location
May 13, 2022, 7:00 PM
Jim Thorpe, 268 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, USA
About the event
Skip Wilkins will join Morrie Louden, Daniel Gonzalez, and Hector Rosado to play original compositions, traditional bop, Latin, and funky takes on jazz standards.
Hector Rosado is an acclaimed percussionist, bandleader, arranger, educator, and recording artist who performed and toured with many notable performers in Latin music.
Daniel Gonzalez - drums Morrie Louden - bass Skip Wilkins - piano Hector Rosado - percussion
Join us at Vic's Jazz Loft inn the Stabin Museum to experience a fiery night of jazz and enjoy an unforgettable evening filled with stunning art, fantastic food, and craft cocktail
Currently residing in Bethlehem, Pa, Morrie Louden leads a performance-rich life. Originally from the Bay Area in CA, Morrie performed locally at 14 before studying and then hitting the road with world-renowned artists. Since moving to New York, Morrie released "Time Piece," featuring Adam Nussbaum, Gary Novak, Bob Sheppard, Seamus Blake, Mike Eckroth, Gretchen Parlato, and other greats, which reached critical acclaim.
Pianist and composer Skip Wilkins has many international CD release credits as a leader or co-leader and those as a sideman with international luminaries, including National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Phil Woods. He had two CD releases in 2019. In September 2019, Deer Head Records released Skip & Dan Wilkins: Someday. His January 2019 release is Czech Wishes. Previous releases as a leader or co-leader include Live at Jazzinec, Czech Dreams, and Father & Son. “Wilkins is an inventive, subtle pianist...[his] music has an edge; he’s searching for, and more often than not finding, his own voice, which is really what jazz is all about...” -Allentown Morning Call
A native of New Yorker based in Northeastern Pennsylvania, US combat Army Band veteran Daniel Gonzalez stays busy performing and teaching locally and abroad. He endorses Bucks County Drums and Red Cymbals of Australia. As artistic director at Vic's Jazz Loft, he curates the jazz program and serves as the house drummer with select artists.
Hector Rosado has gigged at New York's hottest salsa clubs and toured worldwide with David Byrne of the Talking Heads during the early 1990s. In 2001, Hector formed "Hector Rosado y Su Orchestra Hache. Hector's sound is dynamic and soaked in folklore. As a versatile percussionist, he continues to lead his group while staying active as one of the most in-demand percussionists in North East Pa.
7-10 PM doors at 6 PM
$15.00 music charge
DaMoJo and Hector Rosado$15.00+$0.38 service fee