The <strong>Tidal Breeze Jazz Trio</strong> is known for its ‘Cool Energy’ jazz and Latin jazz, while also playing a wider variety including funk, blues, swing, and New Orleans styles. The Tidal Breeze Trio features Terri Pederson on trumpet, Pat Abbot on bass, and Tony Szajowski on keyboard.
<strong>Terri Pederson</strong> is a Trumpet / Flugelhorn player who leads Tidal Breeze Jazz Arts. Terri has performed with singer Ernestine Anderson, singer / entertainer Clint Holmes, and jazz great Bill Watrous. Terri’s recent composition “Ode to the Emergency Room” can be heard on YouTube and Spotify and features Pat Abbott on a killer electric bass solo.
Bassist <strong>Pat Abbott</strong> is an Orchestra Director in the public school system as well as a college level Adjunct Professor of Jazz Studies. Pat has performed with legendary jazz masters Bill Watrous, Paul Smoker and Phil Haynes.
Keyboardist <strong>Tony Szajowski</strong> has appeared at The Taste of Chicago and has shared the bill with artists such as Willie Nelson, Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Dumpstaphunk, Forq, Method Man & Red Man, Dark Star Orchestra, and Umphrey’s McGee. Tony moved to Colorado Springs in 2018, and plays with many of the top artists and groups in Denver and Colorado Springs.