Past In-Person Event: STAGED: Three Deuces Performance Activation feat. Colin Stranahan 1/8/22 @ 4PM


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STAGED: Three Deuces takes its name from a legendary jazz club in New York, once located in a basement on 52nd Street. Once a month, the space is activated with renowned jazz musicians performing on classic instruments.

Jason Moran has invited musicians for a series of performances that highlight the jazz community of this region.

This STAGED: Three Deuces activation, on 1/8/22, will feature a performance from Colin Stranahan.

Tickets are limited. Book early!
Single General Admission Ticket

$20 for MCA members, $25 for non-members

Student Tickets

A limited number of $5 student tickets are available. Student ID will be verified at check-in

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Shows are open to all ages, but each person must have a ticket in order for us to stay within capacity. 


Doors 3:30PM

Performance 4PM - 4:30PM



Max Light - guitar (recent winner at Hancock Institute Guitar Competition)

Eric Gunnison - piano

Patrick McDevitt - bass

Colin Stranahan - drums 

Born In Denver Colorado, Colin Stranahan has always been surrounded by music. By his teenage years he was already actively working on the local Denver scene, and has recorded multiple records on the Capri Record label. After receiving the prestigious National Foundation Advancement of the Arts Presidential Scholar award in 2005, he studied at the University of the Pacific for one year as a Brubeck Institute Fellow. Shortly thereafter, he attended the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Stranahan was also one of the winners of the 2012 Thelonious Monk Drum Competition. Now living in Brooklyn, New York, Colin is among the most sought-after drummers in the world working with such artist as Kurt Rosenwinkel, Jonathan Kreisberg, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Fred Hersch, Terence Blanchard, Dave Kikoski, Kevin Hays, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and many others. He is part of a collective trio featuring some of the most talented and praised young musicians in New York City. Together, the Stranahan/Zaleski/Rosato trio has recorded and released two successful albums and are releasing a third that was recorded live at Smalls.


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