Brandon Moore Big Band feat. Henry Dickhoff

Join the Brandon Moore Big Band featuring Henry Dickhoff at the Nashville Jazz Workshop’s Jazz Cave on Saturday, January 28, 2024 for a spectacular performance! The concert begins at 7:30pm CST (Doors open at 7:00pm).

LIVE PERFORMANCE TICKETS ($40) – NEW add a charcuterie box on Eventbrite with your ticket, more details.

This concert is a must for all fans of big band music. Check out the video below for a smoking performance from the band’s previous Jazz Cave appearance!

 

Artist in the Brandon Moore Big Band include:

Saxes- Brandon Moore, Jovan Quallo, Don Aliquo, Dan Hitchcock, Jimmy Bowland

Trumpets- Tyler Jaeger, Rob Quallich, Mike Haynes, Jamey Simmons

Trombones- Barry Green, Roger Bissell, Jonathan Salcedo, Matt Jefferson

Rhythm- Henry Dickhoff, Brian Allen, Luke Woodle

 

About Brandon Moore:

The Brandon Moore Big Band is a Nashville based jazz ensemble assembling some of the finest jazz and session musicians in the area. The compositions and arrangements of the band feature a wide variety of styles, and focus on showcasing the virtuosity of the band members.

Brandon Moore is a saxophonist, composer, arranger, educator, and multi-instrumentalist based in the Nashville area. Originally from Dexter, MO, Brandon moved to Denton, TX to study jazz at the prestigious University of
North Texas. Brandon graduated in 2016 with a B.M. Degree in Jazz Studies in saxophone and in 2018 with a M.M. in Jazz Studies with an emphasis in composition and arranging.

At UNT, he performed, recorded, and toured with the world-renowned One O’Clock Lab Band. Brandon studied under Rich DeRosa, Alan Baylock, and Brad Leali As a writer, Brandon’s pieces were recorded on “Lab 2018: The Rhythm of the Road” and “Lab 2017.” In 2018, Brandon won a Downbeat Student Music award for his arrangement of “My Shining Hour” as well as being selected as an Outstanding Soloist in the Graduate Jazz Soloist category. Brandon was a finalist in the Eastman Winds “Perform with Mintzer Competition: 2016.” During his masters degree studies, Brandon was a Teaching Fellow in Jazz Arranging, Jazz Saxophone, and
directed the 6 O’Clock Lab Band.

Brandon has performed or recorded with notable artists such as Brett Eldredge, Dan & Shay, Hugh Jackman, Thomas Rhett, Pat Coil, Duffy Jackson, Joel Frahm, Don Aliquo, Danny Gottlieb, and others. Brandon’s compositions and arrangements have been performed by artists such as The Airmen of Note, Chris Potter, One O’Clock Lab Band, Joe McBride, and Eric Scortia. Currently, he resides in Nashville, TN, where he works as a saxophonist, arranger, and educator.

 

About Henry Dickhoff:

Henry Dickhoff is an internationally-recognized, award-winning pianist, organist, composer, and educator living in Chicago. He was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1995 and has lived in Florida, Colorado, and Texas. Since becoming a professional musician at age 16, Henry has played domestically all over the United States at notable venues including Dazzle (Denver), Scat Jazz Lounge (Dallas/Ft. Worth), Yoshi’s (Oakland), Hoyt Sherman Place (Des Moines), among others. Additionally, Henry has performed or given masterclasses internationally in Canada, China, and
Mexico. As a classical pianist, his private teachers have included Dr. Joe Goliger, Dr. Christine Armstrong, Dr. Arsentiy Kharitonov, and Dr. Hando Nahkur. As a jazz pianist, his private teachers have included Jeff Jenkins, Michael Palma, Dan Haerle, Dr. Gabe Evens, and Pat Coil.

Henry began studying classical piano at age 8, and completed the Royal Conservatory of Music Certificate Program through Level 10. He received a number of piano awards as a child from the National Guild of Piano Teachers and the International Piano Duo Competition. Henry discovered
jazz in high school and was admitted to the renowned college of music at the University of North Texas (UNT) at age 16, receiving his bachelor’s in 2016, and his master’s in 2018. While working on his master’s, he was a teaching fellow in the jazz department, giving private lessons and group coaching at UNT. As a student, he played with distinguished jazz musicians including Stefon Harris, Charles McPherson, Quamon Fowler, Brad Leali, Johnaye Kendrick, and Steve Cotter. Also while at UNT, Henry was a member of the Grammy- nominated One O’Clock Lab Band, and can be
heard on the album Lab 2017. Additionally, he was the pianist for the UNT Jazz Singers, and can be heard on their latest album. This group was awarded a Downbeat Award in 2019 under the category “Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble – Graduate College Outstanding Performance”. Shortly after graduation, Henry won the 2018 West Virginia University Jazz Piano
Competition, and toured the United States, Canada, and Japan for 8 months as the pianist for the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra.

In high school, Henry began to play the organ after receiving a scholarship from the Denver Organ Guild. He studied pipe organ privately at UNT with Dr. Andrew Lloyd, and served as the interim organist at Christ The Servant Lutheran Church of Denton, TX for the beginning of 2018. As a jazz organist, Henry released his first CD Running Start in 2013 with his
Colorado-based organ trio. More recently, Henry’s co-led group Visceral Trio toured the midwestern United States during summer 2016, and released its debut EP in summer 2018. The EP includes all original compositions by Henry and guitarist Jack Roben that pay tribute to the organ trio tradition, while still including elements of modern jazz.

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