February 25, 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 47 South Oak Street Ventura, CA 93001

Drummer Dean Thomas has worked a session drummer in Los Angeles. At 21 he was demoing for Universal studios, and his artistry was admired by Tom Waits, Ricky Lee Jones, Deborah Harry, Stanley Clark, and Joni Mitchell. He has played with Carlos Alomar, Kamaze Washington, Dwight Trible, Javier Vergara, Sabine Pothier, Sekou Bunch, Zane Musa, Mahesh Bslasooriyan and many upcoming jazz legends. He is known for his excellent jazz compositions, blending traditional and modern jazz.

Saxophonist/Flutist/Composer Robert Kyle has become known for his unique warm sound, melodic style, and his ability to harmoniously cross musical borders. His lyricism and passion are evident in whatever situation he finds himself, and he is fluid in many styles including Jazz, Blues, Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, R & B and Classical. His performance & recording credits include work with Gino Vannelli, Cee Lo Green, Natalie Cole, Michael McDonald, Johnny Mathis, Jason Mraz, Chaka Khan, Michael Bolton, Linda Ronstadt, Carole King, Kenny Loggins, Brenda Russell, Lou Rawls, Guinga, Chico Pinheiro, Seu Jorge, Googoosh, Babyface, Della Reese, Francisco Aguabella, Pete Escovedo, Jessica Simpson, Al McKibbon, Billy Mitchell, Roy “Guitar” Gaines and many others. He’s made over 50 tours to Europe and has performed at many of the biggest Jazz festivals, theaters and clubs in the world. He has played for the Academy awards, the Emmy awards, the Voice, The BET awards and many others.
He has released ten CDs on his own “Dark Delishious Music” label, available through his website www.robertkyle.com.