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Sessions :: Jazz in July All-Stars Series - Week 2 - July 10, 2019 - The Ted Ludwig Trio

Acclaimed saxophonist, MarQuis Hunt, is curating and hosting the month-long Sessions "Jazz in July All-Stars" series at South on Main each Wednesday in July.

Series Highlights

This series features five performances by the area’s stars in the field of jazz with such notable artists as MarQuis & MOOD, the Ted Ludwig Trio, John Bush, Cameron Ross, Timothy Woods and many other special guests. The five performances are very different and each offers a unique variety of jazz. True jazz fans will not want to miss the opportunity to attend the entire series. Coltrane fans will not want to miss the John Bush tribute to John Coltrane show on July 17th.

Ticket Information

The shows begin at 8 PM. Tickets are $10 at the door. Dinner and cocktails are available before and during the show. Your ticket guarantees admission, but does not guarantee a table. Call 501-244-9660 to reserve a table subsequent to purchasing your ticket. These shows are expected to sell out; call today to avoid disappointment.

Talent Lineup

  • July 3rd - MarQuis & MOOD
  • July 10th - The Ted Ludwig Trio
  • July 17th - The John Bush Quintet (Tribute to John Coltrane)
  • July 24th - Cameron Ross
  • July 31st - Special Surprise Guests

Week 2 - July 10, 2019 - The Ted Ludwig Trio

Ted Ludwig Biography (Excerpts)

Hailing from New Orleans, acclaimed seven-string jazz guitarist, Ted Ludwig, has been a part of the jazz scene for over two decades. Throughout that time period, he has dazzled audiences with countless club performances, festivals, and recordings. He has released four albums with the Infrared Record Label as a leader and many more as a versatile sideman and co leader. Ted consistently receives accolades from critics and musicians alike for his astonishing virtuosity, technique and prolific originality.

Ted has performed with notable contemporaries such as; Ellis Marsalis, Peter Bernstein, Bob Dorough, Larry Coryell, Nathan East, Nicholas Payton, Howard Alden, Mundell Lowe, Rick Margitza, Julian Labro, Steve Masakowski, John Ellis, Tony Dagradi, Mike Pellera, Jason Marsalis, Ron Eschete’, Johnny Vidacovich, Herlin Riley, and many more.

Ted has been the recipient of an ASCAP award, the Louis Armstrong award, and the Overture to the Cultural Season award. In 2016, Ted was the youngest inductee into The Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame.

Musical Style

Ted's brand of jazz is unique. He possesses a lyrical style and his guitar sings with clarity and emotion. His rhythm and timing are exquisite and his fingering technique is second to none.

Ted's Trio

Ted Ludwig - Guitar

Joe Vick - Upright Bass (An impressive jazz and classical career spanning four decades)

Brian Brown - Percussion (A stellar touring and performing career spanning five decades)

Venue Information

South on Main
1304 Main Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 244-9660

Organizer Information

L. A. Rose Entertainment

1818 N Taylor St., Ste B177
Little Rock, AR 72207

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(858) 480-7673
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