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Duane Eubanks Quintet

Mar 22 | Fri | 7:30 pm - 10PM |
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Philadelphia native and trumpeter Duane Eubanks has performed everywhere from the Hollywood Bowl to Birdland to the Kennedy Center, in addition to touring throughout Europe and Japan. He is a member of Dave Hollands two time GRAMMY Award winning big band and the late Mulgrew Miller's band, Wingspan. Duane was born into a family of musically gifted talent. His mother, pianist Vera ubanks was Kenny Barrons first piano teacher and a professional church pianist; his brothers, renowned trombonist, Robin Eubanks and guitarist, Kevin Eubanks, former bandleader of the The Tonight Show with Jay Leno; as well as his uncle, legendary pianist Ray Bryant all contributed to his early music education. Duane started playing trumpet for the first time at age eleven, but didnt consider music as a career until college. While studying for a Business Administration degree at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Duane joined the universitys jazz band, which afforded him opportunities to play with jazz luminaries such as Stanley Turrentine, Shirley Scott, Charles Fambrough, and Clark Terry.

Venue: Smalls Jazz Club

183 W 10th St Map