Steve Wood Quartet with Cary Kocher on Vibraphone and Vocals
Please note that social distance seating and Covid requirements will be in effect, with 50% of normal seating capacity. You must reserve seats in advance by e-mailing Sally Bolle, firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the list.
Steve Wood Quartet featuring Paul Keller, Phil Kelly, and Cary Kocher on vibraphone and vocals.
Shield’s of Southfield is located at 25101 Telegraph Road (at 10 Mile) in Southfield, 48033. We do not take reservations and please do not call the venue about our concerts. There is a $10 entertainment charge at the door which covers the cost of these fine musicians and their bands.
ABOUT STEVE WOOD
Since his training with Professors Holladay, Sanders, and Belgrave, Steve has maintained an active performing career in Michigan and beyond. He has toured Europe twice with the Paul Keller Orchestra, and has recorded with a number of the region’s top players and bands, including Scott Gwinnell, Bill Heid, Brad Felt, Don Mayberry, Ron English, Ed Nuccilli, and the Toledo Jazz Orchestra. He has also released three cd’s of his own, Unanswerable Questions on Alembic Records, Deep Woods on Corridor Records, and Detroit Tenors on Detroit Music Factory. Awards include winning the Hennessy Cognac Jazz Search in 1989, the Creative Artists Grant from Michigan Council for the Arts in 1990, and National Endowment for the Arts grants in 1990 and 1991.
Steve has performed with a veritable who’s who of stars in jazz and musical theater, including Robert Goulet, Sammy Davis Jr., Jack Jones, Aretha Franklin, the Four Tops, and the Temptations. In recent years he has worked with a number of major jazz artists at the Detroit International Jazz Festival, including Kenny Burrell, John Faddis, John Clayton, and Mose Allison.