Past Events

2016 Jazz at Otter Crest – August 14
Holly Hofmann(f) and Mike Wofford(p)

2016 Jazz at Otter Crest – April 17th
Chuck Redd (vbs) , Randy Porter (p) , Tom Wakeling(b) and Todd Strait(d)

2016 Jazz at Otter Crest – February 14
Mike Horsfall(p,vbs), Haley Horsfall(v), Mike Winkle(v), Craig Snazelle(b) and Mark Griffith(d)

2015 Jazz at Otter Crest – May 30th
Ken Peplowski(cl. and ts) , Randy Porter (p), Tom Wakeling(b) and Todd Strait(d)

2015 Jazz at Otter Crest – April 12
Rebecca Kilgore (v), Dave Tull(d and v) , Randy Porter(p) and Tom Wakeling(b)

2015 Jazz at Otter Crest – February 15
Blueprints Trio (Craig Snazelle(b), Matt Tabor(p) and Dave Averre(d)), Mike Winkle(v) and Chuck Redd(vbs)
Opening Act: Greg Ernst(gtr)

2014  Summer Nights Jazz – June 28
Perpetua (Bill Hartsell (gtr), Randy Madnick (perc., harmonica), John Bringetto (trum), Jim Cameron (p)),
Mike Horsfall(vibes), Mario Flores(congas), Dave Captein(b), Todd Strait(d), Megan Walters(v), Gina Tapp(v)

2014 Jazz at Otter Crest – May 25
Halie Loren(v) featuring Matt Treder(p), Mark Schneider(b) and Brian West(d).
Opening Act: Past Forward ( Curtis Colt (drms), David M. Jones (gtr), Neal Staufenbeil (ts), Steve Driver (b), Patty Egan (v))

2014 Jazz at Otter Crest – February 16
Karla Harris(v) featuring Dave Captein(b), Todd Strait(d), Mike Horsfall(vbs), Bill Hartsell(gtr) and John Bringetto(t)
Opening Act: Ric Diblasi (p, v)

1991 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – May 2, 3, 4, 5
Bill Berry, Musical Director, Bill Cunliffe (p), Gene Harris (p), Bill Mays (p), Gerald Wiggins (p), James Williams (p)
Jimmy McGriff (organ), Joe Beck (g), Richard Ring (g), John Clayton, (b), Ray Drummond (b), John Heard (b)
Red Mitchell (b), Andy Simpkins (b), Ranee Lee (v), Bill Berry (horns), James Morrison (trum), Warren Vache (trum)
Alan Dawson (d) , Jeff Hamilton (d), Billy Higgins (d), Ed Thigpen (d) , Alan Dawson (vibes), Jeff Clayton (reeds), Gary Foster (reeds)
Scott Hamilton (ts), Ken Peplowski (reeds), Frank Wess (f)

1990 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – May 3, 4, 5, 6
Bill Berry, Musical Director, John Bunch (p), Hal Galper (p), Gene Harris (p), Roger Kellaway (p), Jimmy Rowles (p, v)
Keter Betts (b), John Clayton (b), John Leitham (b), Red Mitchell (b), Donald Bailey (d), Dick Berk (d), Alan Dawson (d)
Jeff Hamilton (d), Jake Hanna (d), Joe Beck (g), Gene Bertoncini (g), Nick Brignola (s), Jeff Clayton (reeds), Marc Fendel (s)
Scott Hamilton (s), Pat Loomis (s), Don McCaslin(p), Harry Edison (horns), Stacy Rowles (t, f), Warren Vache(trum), Carol Sloane (v)

1989 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – May 4, 5, 6, 7
Bill Berry, Mus Dir (cornet), Joe Beck (g), Ed Bickert (g), Bruno Carr (d), Terry Clarke (d) , Jeff Clayton (reeds)
John Clayton (b), Jack Coon (flug), John Guerin (d), Jeff Hamilton (d), Gene Harris (p), Milt Hinton (b), Oliver Jones (p)
Roger Kellaway (p), Jay Leonhart (b),Fraser MacPherson (reeds), Rob McConnell (trom) , Satoru Oda (reeds), Ken Peplowski (s,c),
Spike Robinson (ts) , Jack Sheldon (trum, v), Jan Stentz (v) , Rob Thomas (b, viol), Don Tompson (b, p, vibes)
Ross Tompkins (p), Jeff Uusitalo (trom), Jiggs Whigham (trom)

1988 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – May 5, 6, 7, 8
Bill Berry (Music Dir/Cornet), Joe Beck (g ), Howard Alden(g), Dan Barrett (trom), Kenny Barron (p) , Oscar Brashear (trum, flug)
John Bunch (p), Henry Butler (p, v), Frank Capp (d), Pete Christlieb (s), Terry Clark (d) , Jeff Clayton (s), John Clayton (b),
Scott Hamilton (s), Gene Harris (p), John Heard (b), Gus Johnson (d), Jay Leonhart (b, v), Don Rader (trum, flug),
Rufus Reid (b), Ben Riley (d), Bud Shank (s), Warren Vache (cornet, flug), Bill Watrous (trom), Mike Wofford (p)

1987 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – May 1, 2, 3
Bill Berry, Music Dir (cornet), Howard Alden (g) , John Bunch (p),  Jeff Clayton (s, o) , John Clayton (b) , Bob Efford (s, o) ,
Tommy Flanagan (p) , Al Grey (trom), Gene Harris (p), Jeff Hamilton (d) , John Hear (b), Billy Higgins (d), Major Holley (b),
Gus Johnson (d), Don McCaslin (s), Jay McShann (p, v), George Mraz (b), Makoto Ozone (p), Marty Richards (d),
Stacy Rowles (t, f), Carol Sloane (v), Ira Sullivan (flug, s, flut), Buddy Tate (s, c), Eddie Wied (p)

1986 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – May 2, 3, 4
Chuck Niles (Music Host), Bill Berry (Musical Director, cornet),  Oscar Brashear (trum, flug), Rob McConnell (trom), Cal Collins (g),
Gary Foster (as, flut), Al Cohn (ts), Harold Land (ts), Nick Brignola (bs, ss), Carol Sloane (v), Alan Broadbent (p),
Monty Alexander (p), Dave Frishberg (p), Cedar Walton (p), Michael Moore (b), Leroy Vinneger (b), John Heard (b),
John Clayton (b), Joey Baron (d) , Mel Brown (d) , Billy Higgins (d), Jeff Hamilton (d)

1984 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend –  May 4, 5, 6
Monte Budwig (b), Pete Barbutti (broom), Tete Montoliu (p), Benny Carter (as), Lanny Morgan (as), John Heard (b),
Shelly Manne (d), Frank Collett (p), John Collins (g), Peter Christlieb (ts), Harry “Sweets” Edison (trum), Nick Ceroli (d),
Bill Berry (cornet), Rob McConnell (valve trom), Joe Williams (v), Sherman Ferguson (d), Jim Hughart (b), Mike Melvoin (p, organ)

1983 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – April 22, 23, 24
Shelly Manne (d), Sherman Ferguson (d), Nick Ceroli (d), Monty Budwig (b),  John Heard (b), Jim Hughart (d), Cal Collins (g),
Mike Melvoin (organ), Lou Levy (p), Mike Wofford (p), Tom Ranier (p), Mike Melvoin (p), Tom Garvin (p), Plas Johnson (reeds),
Pete Christlieb (reeds), Pete Canoli (reeds), Conte Candoli (brass), Bill Berry (brass), Melba Joyce (v), Ruth Price (v)
Tom Wakeling (b), Dan Balmer (g), Brad Brown (d)

1982 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – April  23, 24, 25
Frankie Capp (d), Nat Pierce (p), Bob Maize (b), Ray Pohlman (g), Bob Cooper (ts), Red Holloway (ts), Med Flory (as),
Lanny Morgan (as), Bill Green (bs), Buster Cooper (trom), Alan Kaplan (trom), George Bohannon (trom),
Buddy Childers (trum), Bill Berry (trum), Pete Candoli (trum), Don Rader (trum), Ernie Andrews (v), Gene Harris (p),
Lou Levy (p), John Heard (b), Jimmie Smith (d), Ron Eschete (g), Ruth Price (v) , Tom Wakeling (b),
Dan Balmer (g), Jeff Crumpston (d)

1981 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – April 24, 25, 26
Gene Harris (p), Lou Levy (p), Patti McCoy (p), Monty Budwig (b), John Heard (b), Nick Ceroli (d), Jimmie Smith (d),
Mundell Lowe (g), Joey Baron (perc), Chris Patterson (vibes), Teddy Edwards (s), Nick Brignola (s), Bill Berry (cornet),
Carl Saunders (trum, flug), Carol Fontana (trom), Bill Henderson, v

1980 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – March 21, 22, 23
An Evening of “Ellingtonia”  Bill Berry and the L.A. Big Band, Dave Frishberg (p), Marshal Royal (s) , Cal Collins (g),
Richie Cole (as), Nick Brignola (s), Barney McClure (p), Joe Williams (v), Pete Christlieb (ts)
Bob Magnusson (b), Ron Steen (d), Bruce Forman (g), Frank Capp (d), Dennis Goodhew (as), Chuck Deardorff (b), Mike McKinley (d), Michael Spiro (perc)

1979 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – March 16, 17, 18
Cal Collins (g), Monte Budwig (p) , Mel Brown (d), Arnett Cobb (s), Larry Vuckovich (p), Larry Gales (b), Carl Burnett (d) ,
Bill Berry (cornet), Richie Cole (s), Art Hillary (p) , Bill Watrous (trom)

1978 Otter Crest Jazz Weekend – March 17, 18 and 19
Bill Anderson (v), Joey Baron (d), Mel Brown (d), Monty Budwig (p) , Gene Diamond (v), Carl Fontana (trom), Gene Harris (p),
Cathy Hayes (v) , John Heard (b), Plas Johnson (s), Dave Mackay (p), Blue Mitchell (trum)
Shirley Nanette (v) , Art Pepper (s, c) , Andy Simpkins (b), Jimmie Smith (d), Anne Young (v) , Howard Young