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Discovered and produced by B3 monster Tony Monaco, here comes a 16-year-old organ phenom! Organ prodigy Kevin Coelho started piano study at age six. Over the years, his teachers have included Randy Masters, Wil Blades, and Tony Monaco. He has attended master classes with Bennet Pastor, Larry Goldings, Taylor Eigsti, Joshua Redman, Ndugu Chancler, and Tooty & Jimmy Heath. Winner of the Stanford Jazz Workshop Shape of Jazz to Come Award. Performed at the 2011 San Jose Jazz Festival with his group The Groove Messengers, and is scheduled to perform at the 2012 San Jose Jazz Festival and the 2012 Luna Pier Bootleggers & Blues Festival. Derek DeCenzo is the regular guitarist for Hammond B3 masters Tony Monaco and Bobby Floyd. Reggie
Jackson, a Columbus native, is a graduate of Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree in music performance. In college, the drummer began working with recording artist Kim Pensyl and was later hired by jazz legend Diane Schuur. He has also worked with several underground hip-hop artists, which led to his work with Aftermath recording artist Truth Hurts.
Kevin Coelho: B3 organ
Reggie Jackson: drums
Derek DeCenzo: guitar
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