Fall Jazz Series 2021: Nick Di Maria QuintetNovember 12, 2021
Nick Di Maria is trumpeter, composer, podcaster, activist and educator based in New Haven, CT. A graduate of Western Connecticut State University, Nick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Performance. Nick began playing music at age 9 and over the years has played in multiple genres from jazz to reggae to classical to punk. In 2001 Nick joined the CT Ska/Punk scene playing with the band, The Flaming Tsunamis. For 5 years Nick was an integral member of the 6 piece band, touring with, and co-writing some of the band’s most famous tunes.
Nick is also Director of the Outer Space Jazz Series, a local, weekly jazz showcase at the Outer Space club in Hamden, CT. Nick has worked with musicians of the highest caliber. In the 2012-2013 season Jeremy Pelt, Wayne Escoffery, Peter Bernstein, and Jimmy Greene have performed at the series. Nick also directed the now annual O.S. Jazz Festival.
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