guitarist Sam Miltich hails from the woods of northern
Minnesota. A veteran of
U.S. and European tours with the Robin Nolan Trio at age 18, Sam
later started the Clearwater Hot Club and, in 2010, the Big
Dipper Jazz Band.
The Integrity Jazz Festival is
proud to have Sam back in Minot.
Classically trained violinist Tim Kliphuis is widely regarded as
Stéphane Grappelli’s successor. He has toured worldwide,
appearing with Les Paul, Frank Gavin, Richard Galliano and the
received the Scottish Jazz Award International in 2013.
The Dave Ferreira Trio featuring Steve Veikley
Dakota’s own “Dave Ferreira Trio” was for many years pianist
with Fargo’s Jazz Arts Group Big Band, and recently toured
Portugal, playing concerts, clubs and radio broadcasts.
Classically trained at Cincinnati Conservatory, Dr. Ferreira
taught 30 years at MSU/Moorhead, and now holds an adjunct
position at Concordia College.
Veikley Integrity Jazz Festival Musical Director, has been in
bands, played trumpet and sang with the “Glenn Miller
Orchestra” led by Buddy Morrow, and worked for “Jack Six” in
the Claridge Hotel Orchestra in Atlantic City. Steve has
taught in several private schools and has formed and led his own
groups for many
including the Integrity "All Stars", Cool Beans, Java Jive Jazz
and the Gentle Winds Orchestra.