Join us in The King George Club! Sit down, sip on a cocktail, listen to this amazing jazz trio and enjoy your night out.
Vocalist Maria Reyes has been singing professionally for 30 years. After singing in jazz combos, big bands and vocal jazz ensembles in the renowned Northern Illinois University Jazz Program, Lessons over the years with the likes of Sheila Jordan and Patricia Barber cemented her commitment to scat singing and improvisation. Maria went on to have a robust career singing jazz in cities such as Chicago, her hometown, and Richmond, VA where she recorded commercials for the VA Museum of Fine Arts and sang with Gypsy Roots and the Shiny Stockings Trio.
John Gingerich is a bassist from the Central PA area. He began his playing in his early years and was introduced to jazz music in his teenage years through the Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz. With the access to an abundance of phenomenal musicians in the area he began to listen, study, and eventually share the bandstand with the likes of Steve Rudolph, Kirk Reese, Dave Wilson, Andy Roberts, and others. He has also spent time working as a cruise ship musician and playing for musical theatre performances, further broadening his musical scope over the years. He is currently working in the Central PA area.
Paul Colombo is a versatile guitarist, composer and vocalist who has performed and recorded with Grammy winners Neil Sedaka, Peter Nero, and The Delfonics and also American Idol winner Taylor Hicks. He has been touted for his "virtuoso guitar playing" and "well-traveled artistry". (Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, 5/26/11). Paul has performed with The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, among others, played numerous national tours of Broadway shows, and was nominated for an excellence in teaching award at a local college. Recent accomplishments include being asked to play guitar and help arrange an unrecorded song by Songwriters Hall of Fame Members Mike Stoller, Alan and Marilyn Bergman. He has a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL and a Master of Music in Jazz Studies Degree from The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA.