Iowa City, Iowa (July 2, 2016)

The Phil Hey Quartet

Phil Aaron on piano, Dave Hagedorn on vibes, Tom Lewis on bass, and Phil Hey on drums

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“Phil Hey (born May 21, 1953) is an American jazz drummer born in New York, NY. He has worked with several leading jazzmusicians including Dewey Redman, Jay McShann, Mose Allison,Benny Carter, Charlie Rouse, Harold Land, Charlie Byrd, David “Fathead” Newman, Geoff Keezer, Mark Murphy, Benny Golson,Stacey Kent, and Kenny Barron.  Born in New York City, he grew up in Philadelphia and the St. Paul suburb of Roseville, Minnesota.[1The Twin Cities-region continues to be his base, although he regularly performs throughout North America as a sideman. Phil Hey is a faculty member at the University of Minnesota School of Music where he teaches jazz percussion and directs the jazz ensemble. He also serves as music faculty at St. Olaf College[10] and the MacPhail Center for Music, and he instructs jazz students at several other regional colleges, high schools, and jazz clinics.” Wikiwand

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