JAS Quintet and Jami Lynn
October 28, 7:30 pm
Dahl Arts Center
Join us for our next performance in our Rapid City Limits Series. Jami Lynn and the Jas Quintet are coming to the Dahl Arts Center on October 28th for an evening of enchanting jazz and bluegrass fusion. Expect Hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer and great energy from both acoustic and electric sets.
About JAS Quintet:
JAS Quintet is one of South Dakota’s premier jazz ensembles. Formed in 2012 and based in Sioux Falls the
ensemble continues to perform concert and festival dates throughout the region. JAS features the classic jazz quintet
instrumentation of trumpet, saxophone, piano, bass and drums. Their repertoire is a diverse mix of old and new,
featuring many original compositions and arrangements by members of the band. Concerts include favorites from
Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Clifford Brown, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, and contemporary
artists. You are sure to hear many familiar tunes during a JAS concert along with a few new jazz classics. The
members of the JAS Quintet are recognized as some of the finest jazz musicians and educators in the region. Touring extensively throughout South Dakota as a part of the South Dakota Arts Council’s Touring Artist program, the JAS Quintet has established a reputation as one of the top jazz ensembles in the region.They consist of musicians Joel Shotwell on the saxophone, Jim Speirs with trumpet and flugel horn, Jeffrey Paul on the piano, Andrew Reinartz on the bass, and Daniel Heier playing drums.
Folk singer/songwriter Jami Lynn Olson first gained an appreciation for music on a small stage in Peever, SD. An avid performer of bluegrass, folk music, and jazz, Jami brings her exuberance and musical talent into classrooms, hospital systems, and youth centers. Her wide skill set and versatility as a musician allow her to accommodate participants or listeners in many different settings. Jami Lynn is a graduate of The University of South Dakota, and has shared her talent and love of local folk history with audiences across the Midwest, Southeast, and Pacific Northwest. She has also released three full-length albums of folk songs and originals.
Thank you to our Sponsors:
Richard E. Huffman