$10 Cover @ the Door / Start 7:30pm / Doors 7pm
Saxophonist/ Multi-instramentalist Jared Sims brings in a quartet to celebrate his new Ropeadope Records release "The New York Sessions."
Jared Sims performs on all of the saxophones as well as clarinet and flute. He has toured throughout the United States and in Europe, South America, and Asia. Sims has shared the stage with a diverse array of artists including Han Bennink, Cecil McBee, Melvin Sparks, Soulive, Temptations, Four Tops, 10,000 Maniacs, Artie Shaw Orchestra, and Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra. His most recent recording New York Sessions (Ropeadope Records)features Sims on tenor and baritone sax playing his own original music with an explosive quartet. Music Republic Magazine calls Sims “one of the most exciting saxophonists – and band leaders – I have heard in a long time.” He is currently the Director of Jazz Studies at West Virginia University.