Adaron “Pops” Jackson has performed as a sideman as well as with his own ensembles throughout the U.S. and Europe. Jackson’s career has seen him share the stage with a diverse array of artists such as Jon Faddis, Sean Jones, Terell Stafford, Ronald Carter, Conrad Herwig, Harry Allen, Frank Morgan, LaVerne Butler, Red Holloway, Wallace Roney, Houston Person, and Grammy award winning Motown legends The Temptations. He is also a faculty member of Jazz St. Louis’s JazzU program.
Phil Dunlap, Jazz St. Louis’s Education Director, is an active musician and educator, performing extensively throughout the United States and abroad with his own groups, including the Legacy Jazz Quintet and Phil Dunlap Trio, and as a sideman having performed with musicians such as Jimmy Cobb, Terell Stafford, Byron Stripling, Houston Person, and more.
Jackson and Dunlap will be joined by bassist Jahmal Nichols and drummer Marty Morrison.