Red Clay Trio

Red Clay Trio

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Snap your fingers to Jazz Standards while you listen to the Red Clay Trio. Get your groove on to familiar swinging jazz tunes such as “My Favorite Things”, “Take 5”, “Stella By Starlight”, get saucy with Bossa Novas like “Blue Bossa”, the “Girl from Ipanema”, and prepare to be smitten by vocal selections such as “Angel Eyes”, “Autumn Leaves”, and that “Old Devil Moon”. (Click here for a sample set list)

The Red Clay Trio combines many years professional Jazz performance and entertainment and features two talented women in the Tucson Jazz Scene. Both women add expressive vocals to the mix, bringing the jazz sensibility to life.

  • Tess RedMoon swings hard on the flute while
  • Kathy Frank is a powerhouse on the drums.
  • Ken Barry rounds out the trio on fretless electric bass. He swings through his Jaco inspired soulful bass.

Tess RedMoon ~ vocals & flute, click for her bio

Tess RedMoon & Flute
Tess RedMoon & Flute

Kathy M. Frank ~ vocals & drums :

Kathy Frank on drums
Kathy Frank on drums

Ken Barry ~ bass,

Ken Barry w:Bass
Ken Barry w:Bass

Intro video:

In this video, Red Clay Trio performs the tune Red Clay. This tune inspires the name of this trio for it’s sense of place and for the ethos of what we strive for as musicians.

Written by Freddie Hubbard, Red Clay is considered a seminal work of soul/funk-influenced hard bop. This tune exemplifies the groove with which the Red Clay Trio swings!

check out these clips performed by the Red Clay Trio

This video showcases short clips from Red Clay Trio performance at the annual Oro Valley Spring Arts Fair and Festival.



More videos from the Red Clay Trio:

Upcoming Shows:

June 6, 2018 CPAC – Center for Performing Arts in Green Valley, AZ

Sept 7, 2018 – St. Clair Winery, Deming, NM

Past Shows:

June 19, 2018 – House Concert – Private Party

April 25, 2018 – UofA Museum of Art reception for the return of the De Kooning painting.

April 7, 2018  Sculpture Festival Show & Sale – Brandi Fenton Park Tucson, AZ

March 24, 2018 – Spring Festival of the Arts  – Oro Valley, AZ



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