Jazz Cocktail Hour Terell Stafford with Rhenda Fearrington Terell Stafford, acclaimed trumpet player based in New York City, is hailed as “one of the great players of our time" by jazz legend McCoy Tyner. GRAMMY Award winning Stafford is recognized as incredibly gifted and versatile, combining a deep love of melody with his own brand of spirited and adventurous lyricism. Stafford’s exceptionally expressive and well defined musical talent allows him to weave rich trumpet traditions with his own artistic interpretations.
Rhenda Fearrington is a fan favorite at Uptown! with her warm, authentic presentation of Jazz Standards and soulful originals. A former back-up singer for Roberta Flack and MTUME, she has performed at all of the notable Philly venues. She also writes independent blogs/reviews about the Philadelphia Jazz scene.