STEVE MCQUARRY ORGAN TRIO
The McQuarry Organ Trio at the Cadillac Hotel
Steve McQuarry, E. Doc Smith, David McFarland, review by Stephen Smoliar http://therehearsalstudio.blogspot.com/2017/09/the-mcquarry-organ-trio-at-cadillac.html?m=1
youtube link to performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7eIlAbv-kA
HITS N'JUNK, a jazz trio, performed original
modern and traditional jazz in the san francisco bay area.
Guitar / David McFarland
Bass / Ted Burik
Drums / Matt Camgros
David is a jazz guitarist and composer. He began playing blues, R & B, Pop, Rock & Fusion around the Detroit club circuit during his teens. After moving to San Francisco, he studied with Mimi Fox, Bruno Pelletier-Bacquaert, Tuck Andress, and Jonathan Kreisberg. He has performed and played with notable Bay Area musicians such as Randy Vincent, Steve McQuarry, Ted Burik, Doc Smith, Laura Wiley, Craig Kleinman, Edo Castro, Greg German, and many others. David plays a blend of modern and traditional jazz.
Ted has played jazz, blues and classical music for over 40 years in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, and the San Francisco Bay area. While in New York, he studied and performed with Rick Petrone, bassist with Maynard Ferguson's big band; he has also studied with Naim Satya in the Bay area. In addition to performing with the David McFarland Project, Ted is quite busy playing with the Black & White Jazz Orchestra, Echelon, and the Mandela Big Band. He also recently performed with Resonance Jazz at the SFJazz Center and at Yoshi’s Oakland, and soon will be heading back into the studio to record Resonance Jazz’s second album.
Matt Camgros is a San Francisco Bay area based drummer & teacher. His studies of percussion began at an early age and would eventually lead him to Sonoma State University, where he studied Jazz Performance. At Sonoma State, he studied privately with George Marsh. Matt can be seen performing with Morgan Manifacier, Art Elliot, and HITS N'JUNK. Matt wishes he played Gretsch drums.
Steve McQuarry Organ Trio photos courtesy of E.Doc Smith; Ted Burik photo courtesy of T. Burik