Jazz at the MoRA Museum
Wednesday, May 25th
6:00pm – 8:00pm
cover $20 (one drink included)
80 Grand street, Jersey City, NJ
JON DOTY drums
CARL VIGGIANI piano
MARK MINKLER bass
JON DOTY is a New York based drummer and composer, who has performed with an eclectic list of jazz and contemporary artists including Stanley Cowell, Ron Carter, Gil Parris, Jeff Redd , Bob Baldwin, Shunzo Ohno, Michael Hill, and Sonny Sharrock. As a band leader he released the critically acclaimed Until the Last Star is out in 2003, which features his quintet and nine original compositions. When not leading his own band he can be heard throughout the NYC area in a variety of styles from Jazz , R&B , Big Band and more.
CARL VIGGIANI is a versatile jazz pianist and a composer, whose repertoire extends from classical jazz to more contemporary styles. As a jazz pianist, he performs frequently throughout the New York metropolitan area. In his original music, Carl draws on the different styles he has absorbed to create a personal and contemporary musical expression.
MARK MINKLER has performed with many artists across musical genres during his long tenure in the New York area, including Buddy Rich, Gerry Mulligan, Toskhiko Akiyoshi and Lew Tabackin, and with the vocalists Liza Minnelli, Margaret Whiting, Chris Connor, and Ann Hampton Callaway. Mark was a member of the Widespread Jazz Orchestra and currently performs with the New York Pops Orchestra in Carnegie Hall.