Saturday, November 5, 2022 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Owen Broder Quintet - Hodges: Front & Center perform at the Jazz Station - Eugene

  • Owen Broder alto / baritone saxophones
  • Alphonso Horne trumpet
  • Carmen Staaf piano
  • Barry Stephenson bass
  • Dan Pugach drums


Owen Broder
Owen Broder is a saxophonist and bandleader based in New York City. With his own ensembles as well as groups such as the Grammy®-nominated Anat Cohen Tentet and the Grammy®-winning Gil Evans Project, Broder actively tours the U.S. and Europe, including performances at Carnegie Hall, the Newport Jazz Festival, and Umbria Jazz Festival. His albums have received critical acclaim, with a four-star review from DownBeat and earning him the title of 2018 Debut Artist of the Year [Francis Davis, NPR]. Broder was a recipient of the 2018 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composers Award, a commission from the International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers in 2020, and the 2021 Artpreneur of the Year Award from UNCSA.

Alphonso Horne
Trumpeter Alphonso Horne is a two-time Grammy nominated trumpeter named by Wynton Marsalis as one of the rising stars of the next generation. Horne has performed with many renowned jazz artists including Marcus Roberts, Michael Feinstein, Rhiannon Giddens, Marilyn Maye and Rihanna. Alphonso has won many awards including the National Trumpet Competition (2010). In the August 2011 issue of JET Magazine, world-renowned trumpeter Wynton Marsalis included Horne in a list of 16 young jazz musicians entitled, “Wynton’s Picks: Who’s Got Next.” Alphonso can also be seen on CBS’s “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and in the jazz biopic, “BOLDEN”.

Carmen Staaf
Pianist/composer Carmen Staaf is a rising force in the NYC and global music scenes. She has performed and recorded with some of the most influential and important musicians of our era. Currently, she is the pianist and Musical Director for NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater. Her past major performances have included the Playboy Jazz Festival in a two-piano setting with the legendary Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and the Kennedy Center alongside Kenny Barron and Fred Hersch.

Barry Stephenson
New York City-based acoustic/electric bassist and composer Barry Stephenson has been acclaimed as “one of the most sought-after bassists on the scene today.” Released in 2020, Barry’s The Iconoclast was nominated for the NAACP Image Award® for Outstanding Jazz Album (Instrumental), and was notably the only independently-produced album in a category that included work by Jon Batiste, George Burton, Christian Sands, and Immanuel Wilkins. The Iconoclast was also named by Offbeat magazine as one of the Top 50 Albums of 2020.

Dan Pugach
Israel-born and Brooklyn-based Dan Pugach is a GRAMMY® nominated drummer and composer living in Brooklyn, NY. The Dan Pugach Nonet performs his compositions and arrangements and appears at internationally respected jazz clubs, performing arts centers, and festivals, including Bird’s Eye Basel, The Zone (Tel Aviv), Blue Note Jazz, The 55 Bar, Smalls Jazz Club, The Jazz Loft, The Jazz Estate, and the Stowe Jazz Festival. Pugach was a recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award in 2011 and 2013, a selected member of the 2011 Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Residency Program at the Kennedy Center, and the 2019 BMI Charlie Parker Composition Prize/Manny Albam Commission as part of the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop.


November 5, 2022
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm


124 W Broadway
Eugene, 97401