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Jazz on the Rox!

The Wichita Jazz Festival is excited to continue our partnership with Roxy's Downtown our Jazz on the Rox Series this fall. Check out this fall's incredible lineup of artists!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 -- The Project H

If you like your jazz mixed with funk, rock, R&B, and brass band music, then this group will get you moving! Doors and bar open at 7 with the show at 8. Don't miss it! For reservations and tickets, call (316) 265-4400.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 – Hermon Mehari Quartet

The Hermon Mehari Quartet will be finishing their 2015 fall tour at Roxy's in Wichita! The band features Peter Schlamb on vibraphone, Karl McComas-Reichl on bass and John Kizilarmut on drums.

Trumpeter Hermon Mehari was the recent winner of the 2015 Carmine Caruso International Trumpet Competition and was a semifinalist in the 2014 Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. In 2014 he released the CD "Our Journey" with Diverse, which was recorded in Paris featuring Logan Richardson on alto saxophone. He was the headliner of the 2014 Jazz en Tête Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, France and was featured on the world renown saxophonist Bobby Watson's 2013 release, "Check Cashing Day". Hermon Mehari was the winner of the 2008 National Trumpet Competiton and placed 2nd in the International Trumpet Guild competition in Sydney, Australia. As a founding member of Diverse, whose eponymous debut album on Seattle-based Origin Records reached the Top 40 on the Jazzweek Radio Charts, Hermon has performed professionally with noted saxophonists Jaleel Shaw, Logan Richardson, Bobby Watson, and Ben Van Gelder. He has also performed with Hubert Laws, Randy Brecker, Paul Mckee, Dave Pietro, Clay Jenkins and many other great musicians.

http://www.hermonmehari.com/
http://www.peterschlamb.com/

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 -- Mark Shilansky 

Saturday, November 7, 2015 -- The Lone Star Jazz Quintet feat. Mike Steinel

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 -- Andy Bowers

If you like your jazz mixed with funk, rock, R&B, and brass band music, then this group will get you moving! Doors and bar open at 7 with the show at 8. Don't miss it! For reservations and tickets, call (316) 265-4400.