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Mambo Jazz Kings; Have Soul Will Travel!
Over Thirty years of exciting entertainment
Often Imitated but never duplicated!!

The Original Mambo Jazz Kings

Copyright MJKLive 2016

Since the fifth grade; he played
through out high school and into
college. He  graduated from
VanderCook College of Music, in
Chicago, with a Bachelor of Music
Education degree. While in college he
played lead trumpet with the
VanderCook College of Music Jazz
Band, and principal trumpet with the
VanderCook College of Music
Symphonic Band.

Since 1969 Brad has performed with
numerous professional bands in the
Chicago and Houston areas,
including a performance at one of the
2009 Presidential Inaugural Balls in
Washington, DC.  The band he was
with during the inaugural ball was
"Mid-Life Crisis and The Hot
Flashes", a Houston area band. In
addition to working with numerous
Chicago area bands, he has also
played with Houston bands such as
"Echoz", "Twist And Shout",
"Funksion" and "The Hot Rods."
CRAIG ZLATNICK

Originally from Topeka, Kansas,
Craig began playing trombone in the
4th grade and has played
throughout High School and College.
He graduated from Kansas State
University with a degree in
Mechanical Engineering
Technology. During college, he
played lead trombone in the Concert
Jazz Ensemble which toured Europe
and were featured artist at the
North Seas and Montreaux Jazz
festivals.

Since1987, Craig has performed
with numerous professional,
community, and church bands in the
Houston area as well as playing
with the Arabia Shrine Drum and
Bugle Corps. Craig plays all brass
instruments but mainly trombone
and an occasionally tuba.
ANTHONY
RICHARDSON

At the age of 12, Anthony (Tony) played
sax all through middle school, four
years of high school, attended Berklee
College of Music, and studied music at
Five Towns College for two years. In
2000 Tony joined 3rd alarm Jazz band
and stayed with them for six years. In
the year 2006 Tony moved to
Houston,Texas and found himself
joining Echoz disco band.  Tony played
for Echoz for four years.

His musical influences include Grover
Washington Jr.
whom he considers his idol and gave
him the inspiration to start playing Alto
Sax.  Tony also is fond of Charlie
Parker, John Coltrane, and David
Sanborn (just to name a few).
BRAD NIEMI
FRED LINTON