In The Tradition Jazz
In The Tradition Jazz started performing in 1993. At its inception the band performed regularly at Drew’s pub on the west side of Detroit, and was recognized as a formidable Hard-swinging Bebop ensemble that was faithful to the classic Bebop tradition and featured unique originals.
In The Tradition Jazz performances
In The Tradition Jazz has performed at the “Arts, Beats, and Eats” Festival in Pontiac Michigan, the “Black Star Community Festival” in Detroit, Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, The Detroit International Jazz Festival, and the “Detroit CitiFest” Just to name a few of the venues in which it has appeared. In December 2007, In The Tradition Jazz was the orchestra that backed the stage show “ The Spirit Of Hitsville “ , a musical tribute to Motown Record Corporation that premiered at the Gem Theater in Detroit. Since then, the band has gone on to perform at various music festivals throughtout southeastern Michigan and Ohio, and has received invitations to perform throughout the United States.
In The Tradition Jazz albums
In 2009 the group released it’s third recording to wide international acclaim. They were selected “Artist of The Week” by SkyJazz International for the week of March 8, 2010. On the heels of this recorded activity, in 2012 In The Tradition Jazz released it’s fourth album. This double disc recording has been praised as one of the top jazz sub genre recordings of 2012. Both of these recordings were widely accepted on playlists around the world, and received spectacular reviews in Cadence Magazine, Dusty Groove, and many other venues.