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Rodney Ruckus New Year’s Resolution Tour Opening Set by The Hannah Harder Group
February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm$15
7:30pm Opening Set – Hannah Harder Quintet
Hannah Harder – Tenor Saxophone, Griffin Loudermilk – Trumpet Hans Fuerst – Piano, Hannah Sternberg – Bass, North Skage – Drums
Hannah Harder is a Jazz student at UW-Eau Claire. A former Minnesota All State Jazz Band member, and has been on the scene for a couple years leading bands playing her own compositions and jazz standards.This show at KJ’s Hideaway will feature her working Eau Claire based ensemble
9:00pm Headline – Rodney Ruckus
Rodney Ruckus – Drums, Clay Lyons – Saxophones, Jacob Dodd – Piano, Graydon Peterson – Bass
“I am the music. I am my first instrument and the music is in me” says Rodney Ruckus. He hails all the way from Miami, Florida where he began playing drums at the age of two. Ruckus is a Berklee College of Music Alumni and is touring all over the world playing music with his group called Ruckus Elevation. His recent performances include artists such as Theo Croker, Tia Fuller, Darren Barrett, Herbie Hancock, Joey Alexander, Chick Corea, Donald Brown, Billy Childs and Wynton Marsalis at venues like Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Blue Note NYC, Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy and many more all over the world. Rodney enjoys sharing his gift with all types of different communities and wants to bridge the gap of success between young musicians and the professionals. When he performs, he really brings the Ruckus!