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Winstanley - Sullivan Quartet Live Stream
Watch this LIVE stream at the Rudy’s Jazz Room Facebook Page
Singer, guitarist and songwriter Cy Winstanley and Nashville Industry Music Awards ‘Best Jazz Instrumentalist 2020’ nominee bassist Jimmy Sullivan team up with pianist Matt Endahl and drummer Jordan Perlson for a live stream show to ‘Sustain the Swing’ at Rudy’s Jazz Room.
Cy Winstanley is a New Zealand-born, Nashville-based singer, guitarist, and songwriter. Cy plays with a number of artists including Aubrie Sellers, Andrew Combs, Rachel Baiman, Caitlin Canty, and Caroline Spence. As a songwriter, his band Tattletale Saints has released 2 albums, including ‘How Red is The Blood’ which won the New Zealand music award for Folk Album of The Year 2014. The most recent self-titled release came out in 2016 showcasing his nuanced lyrical, and harmonically diverse style. He has had a long love affair with American Songbook jazz, traces of which feature in his songwriting.
Born and raised in Virginia, Jimmy Sullivan’s accomplished career as an upright and electric bassist began in Richmond and continued in New York City after earning a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts. Based in Nashville since 2014, Sullivan works as a touring and session musician across multiple genres and is a best jazz instrumentalist nominee for the 2018 Nashville Industry Music Awards.
Matt Endahl is a jazz pianist, composer and educator. He is one of Nashville’s most in-demand pianists, performing in groups led by Jeff Coffin, Chester Thompson, Imer Santiago, Duffy Jackson, Christina Watson, Marcus Finnie, and many others. He also plays regularly with the Dara Tucker Band, Joshua Carswell, the Tyler Mire Big Band, Rahsaan Barber’s Everyday Magic, and the Jason Eskridge Band. Matt has also shared the stage with legendary figures like Arthur Blythe, Jimmy Heath, Henry Grimes, David Liebman, Steve Coleman, Jane Ira Bloom and the late Marcus Belgrave.
Drummer Jordan Perlson, a long time resident of New York City, now lives in Nashville and keeps a busy touring and recording schedule, including tours through the U.S., Canada, Central America, Europe, Japan, Korea, China and Mongolia. In addition to being the drummer for legendary guitarist Adrian Belew’s band, he has shared the stage with such musicians as Kaki King, Trevor Hall, Bobbey Avey, Becca Stevens, Hiromi, David Liebman, Gary Burton, Chris Potter, Greg Osby, Cuong Vu, Henry Hey, Donny McCaslin, Brad Shepik, Chris Cheek, George Garzone, David Binney.