Navajo jazz performer, Delbert Anderson began his jazz studies in 2004 at Eastern New Mexico University. Anderson studied with saxophonist Christopher Beaty and trumpeter John Kennedy. Delbert started the Delbert Anderson Trio in 2013 and has been performing throughout the states. Anderson was highly influenced by Lee Morgan, Clifford Brown, Sonny Rollins, and Joshua Redman. Anderson today takes lessons from trumpeters Mick Hesse and Bobby Shew. "I will continue to perform with our trio and begin to educate the youth on jazz. We need to keep this true American art form alive!"
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Hailing from NY originally - Mike has had a long career playing bass with literally countless artists. Drawing heavily from such varied musicians such as The Grateful Dead to Charles Mingus - Mike is well known for his versatility and his innate ability to play any style of music and play it well. Mike provides a lot of the groove and feel for The DAT and is excited to get out and share their music!
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Born in Albuquerque, NM and raised in Southern Colorado - Nicholas has had the opportunity to play with several great jazz artists. Playing music since he was 5 - Nicholas played Tenor Sax, Piano and Marimba but eventually found his voice on the drums. Focusing mostly on Jazz and being heavily influenced by artists such as Chick Corea and John Coltrane - Nicholas has used his playing as a vehicle to perform across the US and parts of Europe. Nicholas is focused on bringing The DAT's musical perspective to the Jazz scene
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