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JazzTrax 2012 continues today Booker To Jones with the last of three weekends of Ballroom Appearance: music. The following is the lineup Friday Evening, October 19 through Sunday: No one can forget the '60s and Booker T Sax and The City starring the M.G.'s 1962 Paul Taylor, Vincent Ingala,breakout fromthe Marion Meadows Memphis scene. Ballroom Performance: He wrote the Clas- " Friday Evening, October 19sic Instrumental In 2012 what formerly was the "Green Onions" All Star Saxophone Band "Gentle- while still inj men of the N!,ght, evolved to Sax high- school. As and the City. Young Vincent In- a multi-instrumentalist (includ- gala just this Fall joining Paul and Marion. Paul Taylor Born in Den- ver but Ion in his UNLV col- lege town of Las Vegas. Big came when Lorber hired Paul on Sax for a gig al the 1993 Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival. Vincent Ingala Saxo is his trade, An amazing Multi- Instrumentalist and at just 20 years of age has already appeared on the Dave Koz Cruise. This is his JazzTraxFestival debut. Marion Meadows He has a gigan- tic artistic stretch. Includes profes- sional cycling and art on the digital eanvas. His llth and most recent release is 2009's "Secrets?' ~ng organ, oboe, ~axophone and trombone and vocals,) songwrit- er, record producer and arranger and front man of the M.G.'s. This year's 2012 54th Grammy Awards saw Booker T. winning his 4th Grammy for Best Pop Instrumen- tal Album for "The. Road from Memphis." The Sax Pack starring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, Marcus Anderson Ballroom Performance: Saturday Afternoon, October 20 Jeff Kashiwa In a decade. left the Rips to pursue his own solocareer, onceagain his JazzTrax expe- riences him to title his solo debut "Remember Catalina." August saw the release of his new- est solo project, "Let It Ride." Steve cole His 'Stay Awhile." that earned him Prism Award for Best New Artist at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards. His . 1950s he gained his initial fame on :Y most recent album, 2011's "Moon- light," is classic, recorded to full strings with the Chicago Millen- nium Chamber Players. Marcus Anderson Current A1- ~~il bum, released i 2011, "NOW," is iit his third. 2012 P" saw him replaceJlr ~[~ ~ -~1 Kim Waters The Sax Pack AII ] Star Saxophone,-- - Trio Band with Jeff Kashiwa and Steve Cole. Marc Antoine Ballroom Per-[ formance: I Saturday Af- ternoon, October 20 He owned the honor of 1998 JazzTrax Song the Year, 'Sun- land," off one of his biggest sell- ers, "Madrid?' His most current CD: 2010s "My Classical Way" followed his 2009 Collaboration with Guitarist Paul Brown. "For- ei n Exchange" Brian O'Neal Ballroom Ap- p ear anc e Saturday Eve- ning, October 20 A self taught pianist who re- ceived a full mu- sical scholarship to Alcorn State University. Born and still Brewed in Detroit. After making his solo debut in 2003, 2007's "Daisy" serves as his most current release. guitar (20 years) for A1 Stewart (al- though A1 Peter on as keyboardist.) He has achieved No. 1 status on America's Top 20 Smooth Jazz Countdown countless times. Most recently with the title track to 2012's "Here We Go" this past Summer. Down to the Bone Ballroom Appearance: Sunday Afternoon, October 21 An Acid Jazz Groove British project. Mix of azz, funk, soul, created b~ disc jockey Stu- art Wade. Their breakout 1997 CD "From Man- hattan to Staten" that included in- ~E stant smooth jazz radio hits. DW3 (Band) Ballroom Ap- pearance: Sunday After- noon, October 21 "On the Floor" released ear/y 2011 was this Southern California band's Debut. Led by Eric Mond~agon they have been all over the seas on the various Smooth Jazz Cruises. Guitarist Peter White Ballroom Appearance: Saturday Evening, October 20 Born in London in the mid- Bona Fide with Slim Man Ballroom Per- formance: Sunday Eve- ning, October 21 Slim Man was originally signed to Motown Re- cords as a songwriter. One of the first tunes he wrote, 'Summer Days" made it onto Angela Bofill's first CD. His most recent Slim Man album, 2011's "Thousand Miles Away," from which he redid and reworded the song "Hey Caro- lina" to "Hey Catalina." Trombone Shorty & Or- leans Avenue Ballroom Per- formance: Sunday Eve- ning, October 21 Nobody has had his Star ris- ing any faster than this young 26 year old singer/trombonist. Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews only made his solo CD debut Grammy- nominated"Backatown" two years ago (2010). Followed by 2011's "For True." His nickname has been "Trombone Shorty" since age 4, when he marched in a New Or- leans street band wielding a Trom- bone twice as long as he was high. His"Supafunkrock," sound has not kept him from becoming the new- est darling of Smooth Jazz. CATALINA COUPLES: JIM AND SUE CHEEK Please send us your favorite photo of yourself or the of another local Catalina couple to be included in the Catalina Islander. They can be young or old. In special places, speeial occasnons or just at home. Email your high resolutio~ photo to CALL FOR ENTRIES Submit your photograph, graphic or art of Catatina. If we use it for a cover, you'[[ get a free one year subscription to the Islander and recognition. SEND High resotution digital. JPEG fi[es-300dpi mun.-via email. to Must be originat artwork. BY submitting work, the senders agree to [icense pubtishing in the Catalina Ist.ander newspaper. Staying connected with Catalina just got a lot easier. .COM 6 i Friday, October 19, 2012 THE CATALINA ISLANDER