Sunday, March 27, 2016

Annette Ash And Her Bad Company, Friday April 1st 2016



This Friday, April 1st only at Fuso's!
6:30pm-9:30pm!


Annette Ash (vocals/ guitar/ songwriter) 

Annette’s music is described as, “Sultry and soulful with a unique style all 
her own.” Annette’s Chicago roots are the genesis for her strong blues 
influences that also include Jazz, Motown and Rock. A true musical 
stylist, her songs are crafted with skills honed as a 25 year member of 
WCS - West Coast Songwriters. In 2001 Annette formed CCSA - Central 
California Songwriters Association and served as NSAI Chapter 
Coordinator - Nashville Songwriters Association International. As rhythm 
guitarist and vocalist, ‘The Annette Ash Band’ was formed with the late 
Grammy nominated guitarist, Andrè Bush, South American Percussionist, 
John Martin and renown bassist, Adán Infante. In 2009 she was 
introduced to world class musicians with the distinguished Westphalian 
School of Music in Münster, Germany. That relationship continues today 
with performances in both Europe and the U.S..


Adán Infante (bass/ trombone)

Adán Infante’s innovative style draws from two decades of entertainment 
in the world of jazz, hip-hop, rock and Latin music. As a multi-talented 
musician, he is in demand both on stage and in the studio. Rooted in jazz, 
Infante’s musical performances range from funk to classical bowing. As a 
member of 40 Watt Hype, he has worked with Grammy Award winner 
producer Art Hodge, receiving nominations for best Hip-Hop and title song 
with Warner Brothers films. In 2009 Adán toured Germany with ‘The 
Fresno Urban Jazz Experience’. He has performed world wide with 
Cruise Lines, Disney, Vegas, Nashville, New Orleans and New York 
headliners. Adán’s credits include Natalie Cole, Wayne Newton, Chicago, 
Randy Travis, The Temptations and Sundance Film Festival to name a 
few. Adan Infante also teaches in the California Central Valley. 


Friedemann Kühn (drums/ percussion)

After studying popular music in Hamburg Germany, Friedemann Kühn 
dedicated his studies to Jazz and drums in Enschede (Netherlands). He 
graduated from the University with a Bachelors of Music. Kühn has 
played numerous concerts and tours throughout Europe, Africa and the 
United States with different Jazz, Blues and Big Band formations. Mr. 
Kühn is a member of the VIC FIRTH Education Team and teaches drums 
and latin percussion in music schools throughout Germany and performs 
world wide. He is also an instructor at the Westphalian School of Music in 
Münster, Germany 


Timo Dresenkamp (keys/ fender rhodes)

Pianist, conductor, arranger and teacher in Jazz, Pop and Fusion. Several 
projects brought Timo together with bands at home and abroad. Timo 
studied jazz at the ArtEZ-Conservatory Enschede/ The Netherlands. In 
2004 he founded the KSHG student orchestra and was conductor of the 
orchestra for three years. Timo graduated with an M.A. in philosophy, 
psychology and culture, communication and management in 2007. He 
has performed with John Engels (Chet Baker Quartet), Silvia Droste 
(German television Jazz Club), Malcolm “Molly“ Duncan (Average White 
Band, Dire Straits), Jörg Achim Keller (leader of the HR Big Band), and 
Ugonna Okegwo (Jacky Terrasson Trio - Cassandra Wilson band.) Timo 
is a lecturer at the University of Münster, Germany and teaches 
philosophy.


Jürgen Heller (saxophone)

Jürgen began his musical training on saxophone in his early twenties with 
private tutors and later with the Jazz Academy in Dortmund, Germany. 
Currently Jürgen is a music instructor in saxophone, clarinet and guitar. 
He is a member of various musical groups in Jazz, Funk and Soul, 
performing throughout Germany and the Netherlands. He has performed 
in multiple appearances in the U.S. with the Big Band of the Westphalian 
School of Music as a cultural exchange between the two Sister Cities, 
Fresno and Münster.

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