Duo: 6:30 to 8:30 // Ron Stout Quartet
Trumpet virtuoso Ron Stout is a third-generation musician, who was winning “Best Soloist" awards from Jazz Festivals when still a teenager.
One of his first gigs was touring with the Woody Herman Orchestra where he backed up such stars as Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Mel Torme, Stan Getz and many others. He has since worked with the Righteous Brothers, Bill Medley, Jose Feliciano, Frankie Laine, Lou Rawls, Debbie Reynolds, Bobby Short, Steve Lawrence/Eydie Gorme, Little Anthony, The Four Tops, The Temptations, The Spinners, and Colin Raye and many, many more. To those who follow big bands, trumpeter Ron Stout is well-known as a stellar sideman in ensembles led by Bill Holman, Bob Florence, Buddy Childers, Jack Sheldon, Frank Capp….and more. After years of paying dues, Stout has finally getting his due recognition as leader of his own right for his singular prowes.