The JZ All-Star Big Band

The JZ All-Star Big Band directed by Nicholas Bouloukos is the premier large jazz ensemble in China.  Featuring the very best American, European and Chinese musicians in Shanghai, the JZ All-Star Big Band performs everything from the works of Duke Ellington and Charlie Mingus to Bouloukos’s own original compositions and world music arrangements.  The band has received critical acclaim for its performances with internationally renowned artists like Dee Dee Bridgewater and Laura Fygi and often welcomes special guest artists in its Saturday night performances. Don’t miss it!.

Nicholas Bouloukos: pianist/arranger/conductor; Andres “Terminator” Boiarksy: tenor and soprano sax/flute/clarinet; Dr. Alec Haavik: tenor and soprano sax; Jonathan Parker: alto sax; Wilson Chen: alto sax; Alvaro “El Rey” Cardenas: baritone saxophone; Hu Qing Wen: trombone; Mindy Ruskovitch: trombone; Wang Jun: bass trombone; J.Q. Whitcomb: trumpet; Toby Mak: trumpet; Hu Dan Feng: trumpet; Theo Croker: trumpet; Lawrence “Hollywood” Ku: guitar; E.J. Parker: bass; Chris Trzcinski: drums


Nicholas Bouloukos
Andres Boiarsky,Alec Haavik,Jonathan Parker,Wilson Chen,Alvaro Cardenas
Theo Croker,Hu Dan Feng,Toby Mak,J.Q. Whitcomb
Hu Qing Wen,Mindy Ruskovich,Wang Jun

Chris Trzcinski – drums

E.J. Parker – bass

Lawrence Ku – guitar