Featuring vocalist Suzy Park, the John DePaola Quintet pay tribute to the great women in jazz who have contributed throughout the many eras of jazz history, both as performers, composers, songwriters and bandleaders. John DePaola on trumpet; Dave Mackenzie on sax, Bob Thornton on piano, Walt Hubbard on drums and Charlie Silva on bass.
John DePaola is a freelance trumpeter in Orlando, Florida. His style of jazz improvisation radiates warmth and is complimented by his ability to create melodic solos. He performs regularly at jazz societies and varied venues in central and southern Florida.
John DePaola's CD "Take Two" is hitting well on the jazz charts.
"A fantastic Jazz musician. His trumpet playing is simply superb." Rick Gee, Owner "Gee's Jazz Jamm Inc."
"We always love to have John come to us - his performances are awesome." Walter Griffith, "Jazz Lovers" and "More Jazz" Clubs
"John and his musicians are to put it mildly, "OUTSTANDING!" Dave Walrath, President of the Sarasota Jazz Club
Joining John are: Dan Jordan on saxophone/flute; Dave Mackenzie on saxophone, Charlie Silva on bass, Walt Hubbard on drums and Jim Roberts on piano.