Sunday, May 16th: The Jayden Richardson Quartet *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***
May 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jayden Richardson is a young drummer who is quickly gaining a local and national reputation for his unique sense of musicality. Coming from a musical family, he was able to quickly absorb the familiarity of jazz and gospel, soon mixing genres with new, modern sounds and his own creative vision. Inspired by artists like Tony Williams, Oscar Peterson, Jeff “Tain” Watts, J Dilla, and Marcus Gilmore, Richardson has grown his sound into a melding of the world around him. His experience and already promising career as a performer and session musician within the Atlanta music industry has placed him alongside Kevin Bales, Marcus Roberts, Scotty Barnhart, and Tierney Sutton as well as his generation’s most talented peers. Richardson studied at Georgia State University, participating in the esteemed GSU Big Band and its Honors Jazz Ensemble. He has more recently expanded his musical education with full-scholarship to Florida State University where he is studying jazz drums performance. On top of that, his accolades include releasing a record with the Rialto Honors Combo where he played the music of Roy Hargrove amongst other young talented musicians. His goal is to expand his reach to more of the southeast and explore different styles of music in order to expand his Jayden Richardson is a bright and aspirational young musician who continuously pushes the boundaries of modern day jazz.