Paul Musso, Justin Adams and Patrick McDevitt present two sets paying homage to Nat King Cole’s iconic trio.
Denver native Paul Musso is an active freelance guitarist and has performed in several diverse jazz, Latin, Gypsy, pop and classical ensembles including: the Colorado Symphony, the Boulder Festival Orchestra and the Aspen Music Festival Orchestra. Paul has performed in venues throughout Europe, Mexico and the United States including the Roulette in Brooklyn, Ronnie Scott’s in London, the Tijuana Cultural Center, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Westcliff Jazz Festival. As a jazz educator Paul has been on staff at CU Denver for 27 years, where he is currently associate professor and area head of Music Performance in the Music and Entertainment Industry Studies Department at the University of Colorado Denver.
Pianist Justin Adams has performed with jazz greats Claudio Roditi, J.P. Torres, Chris Calloway, Candido Camaro, Claudio Slon, and has played at many national jazz festivals. Other notable performances include: the Inaugural Ball with Wayne Newton, the Kentucky Derby, and the City of New Orleans New Year’s Eve Celebration. In his scholastic career, he is both an alumni and current faculty member teaching jazz piano at Metropolitan State in Denver, CO.