The Robert Mason Trio commits to bringing high energy music every performance. You can hear elements of jazz, blues, gospel, and current R&B favorites. The trio has been performing since 2015 and features John Phillip Allen on bass, Willie Barthel III on drums, and Robert Mason on Piano.
Robert Mason is a pianist and teacher from Columbus, Ohio. With a BM in Jazz Studies and minor in Music, Media and Enterprise from The Ohio State University, Robert is currently performing with multiple groups while continuing to teach students of all ages. His personal ensemble, The Robert Mason Trio, can be heard locally throughout the year where he commits to deliver straight-ahead jazz. Robert also performs with funk band Mojoflo, and also is the pianist for the worship band at Flintridge Community Baptist Church.
The event is child-friendly with an accompanying playground within the park. Musicologie, a Grandview Heights based music-lesson studio will provide exciting musical activities for children from 12-12:45pm. All performances are free to the public. Make sure to bring a blanket, an umbrella, and your appetite. . There is also a playground located next to the performance space. Food may be purchased from participating food trucks. A rain date of October 8th has been established in the event of inclement weather on any of the scheduled dates.
Cheers to the sponsors who are helping to make it all possible again this year: Harrison West Society, Wagenbrenner Development, Katalina’s, Covermymeds, Thompson Hine, Abitec, and Integrated Building Systems.