Tom Tallitsch (Sax): Tom Tallitsch is a Saxophonist, Composer, Recording Artist, Music Educator, and Host of ‘The Modern Jazz Radio Show’. He performs at jazz clubs and other venues throughout NYC including, Smalls Jazz Club, The 55 Bar, Smoke, Cornelia Street Cafe, The Garage, Fat Cat, Bar Next Door, Why Not Jazz Room, and more. He regularly performs at venues up and down the east coast, and tours throughout the United States. Tom’s critically acclaimed albums are on playlists throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Tom’s 6th album as a leader is set to be released on Posi-Tone Records April 2015, and features new original compositions and arrangements for his sextet. Featuring: Mike Dirubbo (alto), Tom Tallitsch (tenor), Michael Dease (trombone), Brian Charette (piano, fender rhodes, & hammond b3 organ), Peter Brendler (bass), and Mark Ferber (drums).
Discography As A Leader: RIDE (2014 Posi-Tone), HEADS OR TALES (2012 Posi-Tone), PERSPECTIVE (2008 Origin/OA2), MEDICINE MAN (2007 Origin/OA2), DUALITY (2004 Self-Released). For more information visit: www.tomtallitsch.com
Doug Markley (Classical Guitar): Doug Studied music and guitar at the University of Miami. Doug has written over one hundred songs, some of which have been featured on All My Children, The Weather Channel and Muzak. His Jazz Fusion band The Markley Band performed in the Philadelphia area for decades.
Discography As A Leader: PHILLY FILLET (1987), SUNSET DANCE (1995), ON THE HALF SHELL (1999), NOT SO BLUE (2002), LIFT (2003), CONNECTED (2005), UNWIND (2007), CHROME PLAY (2008), 90 DEGREES (2010)
Paul Deck (Drums): Drawing from vast musical experience in diverse styles, Paul enjoys demand for his services as a recording session drummer, percussionist, drumming instructor, and drum circle facilitator in the Greater Philadelphia, Pa. area.
Michel Florijn ( Flute )