Steven Perry’s “Dual Identity”

Lora Sherrodd, Inslide Job

Wednesday, April 05, 2023
Doors: 6pm | Show: 8pm

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Steven Perry is a Percussionist, Composer, Curator, and Educator from South Bend, Indiana and currently based in Philadelphia. Perry holds a Bachelors in Jazz Studies from Western Michigan University and a Masters in the same from Temple University. In his time at these universities he was given the opportunity to study with some of the most prestigious names in jazz including: Rodney Green, Byron Landham, Tony Miceli, David Friedman, and Billy Hart (among many others). At the age of 28, Perry is one of the top call sidemen in Philadelphia, and has performed with Philly Jazz greats such as: Lucas Brown, Norman David, John Swana, and Mike Boone as well as international touring artists Rex Richardson, Grant Stewart, and Onder Focan. Perry is an experienced educator, working with organizations such as The Kimmel Center, Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Music Center of Southwest Michigan, and Music Factory Philly. One can find his project "Dual Identity" performing all over the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Downbeat award-winning jazz vocalist Lora Sherrodd has her eyes toward the future of jazz with her feet planted in tradition. The young vocalist, lyricist, improviser, and composer is a product of talent, hard work, exceptional teachers, and genetics. Based in Philadelphia, Lora brings new excitement to the vocal jazz scene, racking up an impressive list of credentials for her age. Although not many jazz musicians hail from Wyoming, Lora grew up surrounded by music. She started singing, dancing, performing and studying music from a young age. Lora is passionate about her role in encouraging women in music and emphasizes women empowerment and feminist themes in her compositions.
Inslide Job is the one and only Jazz Trombone ensemble in the Philadelphia area! The group is co run by Sean McCusker and Jasyn Brazoban. This ensemble strives to feature original music by the pioneers of the trombone with Slide Hampton being their main inspiration. Inslide Job also performs exciting arrangements and compositions of their own as well as commissioned works by acclaimed Philadelphia writers. Inslide boasts a unique sound with guitar bass and drums as their rhythm section, fronted by 4 trombones.