Ellen Trnka with the Steve Wilson Jazz Trio
Hendersonville Theatre will present Ellen Trnka with the Steve Wilson Jazz Trio.Tickets are $30 and include one beverage and charcuterie. Tickets are available online at HVLtheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at (828) 692-1082. The concert is sponsored by Pendarvis Insurance Agency.
The concert will feature vocalist Ellen Trnka, world renowned jazz trombonist Steve Wilson, guitarist Ray Ring and bassist Connor Law.
Ellen Trnka is a vocal musician from the NYC area, residing in WNC since 2002. Trnka’s been singing professionally for over 30 years in blues and jazz bands, trios, duos and as a solo singer songwriter. With her extensive experience, she has played prestigious venues from New York City all the way down the Eastern seaboard. Trnka has opened for international acts Phoebe Snow, Saffire, Marshall Tucker Band and John Pizzarelli.
For over 45 years, Steve Wilson has enjoyed an extensive and diverse career as a professional trombonist. He has performed as a lead/solo trombonist with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole, and George Benson. Wilson is currently the Principal/Solo Trombonist with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and first call trombonist at The Peace Center (Greenville, SC). Wilson performs as a soloist at the Eastern Trombone Workshop and the International Trombone Festival. He is a Performing Artist/Clinician for the S.E. Shires Company.
Ray Ring is a long-time resident of the Asheville area and is a jazz guitar player and electronics designer. He studied jazz guitar at UNCA. Since the early 1990s, Ray has performed as the lead guitar player in a number of bands including The Incantations, Leigh Glass, the swing band The Space Heaters and the Americana group Honey&Garbage. Ring enjoys playing just about any style of music and has a special fondness for old school jazz and swing
Connor Law is a working musician based in Asheville, NC. Law performs with various groups and individuals in the jazz, funk, soul, bluegrass, and rock communities.