Quickness

Quickness

 Toledo, Ohio, USA
BandRockBlues

The Quick Trio lays down hot jazz, blues, and funk, featuring Jason Quick's in-your-face guitar, Vytas Nagisetty's stylings on bass, and Jerry Powell's kinetic drums. Straight ahead jazz tunes and jazz principles applied to rock, reggae, and funk tunes keeps the Quick Trio's audiences intrigued.

Biography

The Quick Trio is one of the most innovative jazz groups to take stages, storefronts, and back rooms all over Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. In their relentless pursuit of creative expression, the members of the Trio have performed with the Trio, individually, or with other groups at venues like: Degage Jazz Cafe (Maumee, OH); Manhattan's (Toledo, OH); Music Hall Jazz Cafe (Detroit, MI); Baker's Keyboard Lounge (Detroit, MI); Cliff Bell's (Detroit, MI); Murphy's Place (Toledo, OH); Toledo Museum of Art; Toledo Zoo; Toledo Botanical Gardens; 2009 Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair; Toledo's Old West End Festival; and many special events, including the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo's annual gala fundraiser. The Quick Trio is a mainstay at Manhattan's in Toledo, where they have held audiences' attention for over two years on Thursday nights.

Raised in Livonia, MI, guitar virtuoso and front man, Jason Quick, received his undergrad degree in music from Wayne State, and earned his masters in guitar at Bowling Green State University. Jason's honed his chops playing with talented jazz musicians across the region and the country--from Toledo, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Chicago, Cincinnati, Hartford, and New Orleans. Jason always has a number of music projects going at any time, and composes colorful and complex jazz music. And when the Quick Trio lays down Jason's original tunes, the crowd doesn't know what hit it, but they clap like crazy. Jason performed at the 2002 Detroit Jazz Festival with his Quicktet.

Toledo-native, Vytas Nagisetty, developed his groove-conscious bass style from living and playing in Berkeley, San Francisco, New York, and Paris. Currently living in Toledo, Vytas runs Man Cave Studios, in which he records local original music, including his own with his rock band, Vytas and the Electric Outfit.

Born in Mansfield, OH, Jerry Powell is finishing up his music degree from the University of Toledo. All the while, he has supported himself and dazzled crowds performing in jazz, blues, R&B, and gospel groups.

The Quick Trio plays to the room, and entertains venues and events from small and private, to large and social.

Discography

No current releases. Demos available only.

Set List

Classic Standards
Stella by Starlight
Miss Jones
Over the Rainbow
Beatrice
Isfahan
Seven Steps to Heaven
Nica's Dream
Cold Duck Time
Mercy, Mercy
Sissy Struct
Freedom Jazz Dance
Jean Pierre
Norweigan Wood
I Shot the Sheriff
BeBop
Contemporary Jazz
Jason Quick's original jazz tunes