The MCTC School of Design and the Arts and the MCTC Music Department welcome the King Iden Woods Jazz Trio to MCTC.
The King Iden Woods Jazz Trio consists of saxophonist Jeff King, bassist John Iden, and drummer Eron Woods.
In addition to leading King Fletcher Woods, Jeff King plays with the Kurt Jorgensen Band (Americana blues/rock) and Metro Jam. He’s also been featured in the Minnesota Dance Theater production of Rumblings and has been heard with The Buzz, Casablanca Orchestra, R-Factor, and Straighten Up and Fly Right (Maurice Jacox). Jeff teaches at Cadenza Music and Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and has released the jazz CD, As the Sun.
John Iden began his career in Florida, playing with Jay Whitney in a variety of R&B and blues bands, and recording original music. He has shared the stage with Katie Webster and James Cotton. Since moving to Minnesota in the early ’90s, John has worked steadily with Willie Murphy, Joe Juliano, Tom Hunter, Paul Mayasich, Jim Ouska and Scottie Miller. John currently plays in RAMM and BLU-7.
Drummer Eron Woods started his career with a traveling circus! A graduate of the University of Miami, he has performed with Clint Holmes, Carol Lawrence, Jukes of Hazzard, The Spinners, the Drifters, the Coasters, David Roos, Headspace, Haas/Susag/Woods Trio, Overtones Trio, and more. Eron teaches at Cadenza Music and the MacPhail Center for Music.
This event is presented as part of the MCTC Fine Arts Festival and is free and open to the public.
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