JJ Mazza is a young Downbeat award winning drummer in the Denver area. A senior at the Denver School of the Arts, JJ has already put together an impressive resume, including YoungArts Winner (2022), Denver School of the Arts Jazz Workshop Orchestra, Colorado All-State Jazz Band (2019,2021), Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Competition and Festival (2019,2020), UNC Jazz Festival, Blues Foundation International Blues Challenge, ASTA National Orchestra Festival, Five Points Jazz Festival, and more.
In 2022, it is time for Mazza to present his senior recital. It will be a review of all the music that has inspired him over the years, as well as a presentation his own original compositions. Joining him will be some of his closest and most trusted collaborators and teachers. It will be a very meaningful night to remember and JJ is so honored to present it at Dazzle, a club which has meant so much to him over the years.
JJ Mazza – Drums
Lazlo Torok – Vibraphone
Greg Tanner Harris – Piano
Hunter Roberts – Bass