DC Jazz Fest’s Jazz in the Hoods Presents Ethan Mann Trio (NYC-Based)

Saturday, June 18th at 8:30pm
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“Ethan Mann is one of the keepers of the flame of jazz guitar…”

“Having absorbed the lessons of those masters before him he continues his quest to play music that is both rich and warm as well as exciting. He is among the finest guitarists of his generation. He is worthy of the ears of any lover of great music and jazz guitar.” Rodney Jones, Professor – Manhattan School of Music – Blue Note Records Recording Artist

Ethan Mann has lived in NYC since 1991. He is a guitarist, bandleader, sideman, composer and educator. Mann accompanies many wonderful singers including Marianne Solivan, Marion Cowings and Brianna Thomas. He teaches guitar and has been a member of the jazz faculty at Crestwood Music Education Center in Eastchester since 2003 and at Manna House Workshops in East Harlem since 1999.

Ethan is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music where he studied guitar with Rodney Jones, Jack Wilkins and Chris Rosenberg. He was chosen to play in master classes with Wynton Marsalis and Jim Hall. He was a member of the MSM Jazz Orchestra which performed concerts with guest artists such as Milt Hinton, and Maria Schneider. During Ethan’s time in the orchestra, they recorded a CD called, The Composers Then and Now.