Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., May 25
Inception: San Diego, 1990
Influences: Oscar Peterson, Grover Washington, Billy Joel, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Frank Sinatra
Pianist, saxophonist, and vocalist Rick Ross performs a vast array of music ranging from jazz standards to contemporary popular music. Self-taught at the piano, yet classically trained on saxophone, his show consists of vocal styles from Frank Sinatra to Billy Joel, with a saxophone repertoire that includes selections from Grover Washington, Jr., Stan Getz, Kenny G, and many others.