Jason Marshall Trio featuring Guitarist Tom Guarna
Saxophonist Jason Marshall’s 2003 arrival in NYC signified the continuation of hard swinging, forward thinking baritone saxophone playing. With early encouragement to appreciate all musical genres, Jason exhibits a style that encompasses the whole of African-American music. A special interest is given to the amalgamation of soul music with straight-ahead jazz. He is currently playing and touring with Roy Hargrove’s band RH Factor and the Roy Hargrove Big Band.
Guitarist Tom Guarna was born in Brooklyn and began his musical career at age 15. Since then, he has performed and recorded with jazz and pop/rock bands nationwide. Tom studied at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, and the Guitar Institute of Technology in Los Angeles. In 1995, he joined and toured with Blood Sweat and Tears. Since then, he has performed with a wide range of artists including, Branford Marsalis, Mulgrew Miller, Billy Hart, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Les McCann, Gary Bartz, and the Mingus Orchestra.
Jason Marshall Trio consists of: Jason Marshall - Baritone Saxophone, Kyle Koehler - Organist/Composer, Byron Landham - Drums