Sam Blakeslee Quintet
The Sam Blakeslee Quintet announces the release of their debut album “Selective Coverage,” due to be released worldwide on CD Baby, iTunes, and Spotify on 10/1/2017! To celebrate this release, BOP STOP has partnered with Blu Jazz+ in Akron to present two Northeast Ohio concerts. NYC-based jazz trombonist and composer Sam Blakeslee combines personal storytelling as well as social commentary on Selective Coverage that features Brandon Coleman on guitar, Jorn Swart on piano, Cory Todd on bass, and Dan Pugach on drums. In addition to leading the quintet, Sam Blakeslee has shared the stage with Joe Lovano, Sean Jones, Dominick Farinacci, Dennis Mackrel, Aretha Franklin, and Derrick Gardner.