Fresh from a month-long tour of China, CJQ, also known as The Chase Jackson Quintet is comprised of five powerhouse young musicians. These young lions of jazz embody a forward leaning sound informed by both the traditional and modern traditions of acoustic jazz. Possessing a unique repertoire of original compositions, this band strikes a delicate balance between elaborate written arrangements and improvisatory prowess.
Chase Jackson on vibraphone and marimba
Alexander Cummings on saxophones
Ian McArdle on piano
Brandon Gaoiran on bass
Zaire Darden on drums