Red Raspus Music

Home of Musician and Educator David Marriott, Jr.

David Marriott, Jr. is a jazz trombonist, composer/arranger, educator, and blogger. A two-time Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Award recipient and winner of the 1999 National Jazz Trombone Competition, David is active in a variety of Seattle jazz groups, including the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, Zubatto Syndicate and his own critically-acclaimed groups Septology and Triskaidekaband.

Rick Mandyck Trio at the Ballard Oddfellows Hall

This is a recruiting message: I want YOU! to come out and see this trio play at the Ballard Oddfellows Hall next Sunday, August 7th, from 8-10pm. Why would I start my post this way? Because, sadly, it was a tiny crowd for the second set tonight by this great trio of Rick Mandyck, Jeff Johnson, and Reade Whitwell. How tiny? Me.

It was amazingly special to have these three play for me for an hour, but at the same time, I know how it feels to be on the other side of that situation and, to be frank, it sucks! You've all heard me gush about Rick, not only as a friend and musical mentor, but as a general all-around badass, so please come out! These guys are playing some fun, loose, free, and exciting music -- I told Jeff Johnson I wanted to run home and get my minidisc to record the set and he responded: "Of course you do, because this is the music of the future!" Enough said. Show up next Sunday - visit Origin Arts for more information.