Pete Mills Trio
Natalie's Grandview Corner Stage
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Natalie’s Grandview presents the Pete Mills Trio on the Corner Stage, located on the restaurant/bar side of the venue. For this show, there will be no admission charge, but tips are greatly appreciated. Featuring Pete on tenor saxophone, Zach Compston drums and Greg Wolfram on bass, the trio will present new music that looks forward and harkens back to the great tenor trios of Joe Henderson, Sonny Rollins and Frank Foster. The music will be spontaneous, full of interplay and swing.
A native of Toronto Canada, saxophonist and composer Pete Mills’ discography includes 4 solo titles, with his most recent Sweet Shadow which is released on Vancouver based Cellar Live Records. Mills’ disc Fresh Spin (Summit Records) features B3 organist Tony Monaco. It received enthusiastic reviews in both DownBeat (3 1⁄2 Stars) and JazzTimes magazines and was on the Jazz Week top 50-radio chart for 8 weeks. His 2004 release on Summit, Art and Architecture was also a top 50 Jazz Week radio release. As a sideman he appears on over a dozen CDs and as a soloist Mills works throughout the U.S and Canada. In Columbus he performs and is a frequent featured soloist with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra and in addition to his performing, Mills is the Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Denison University in Granville, Ohio.
Date: Friday, December 10, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm