6:00 pm

Minton's playhouse
206 West 118th Street


Event Details

1st Set
7:30 pm – Doors Open 6 pm

2nd Set
9:30 pm – Doors Open 9 pm

Sets are 1 hour long
The admission price is $25.00 per set.
There is a two drink Minimum Per Person at the table.
* Admission may increase depending upon a given week’s performance schedule.

During performances, quiet policy is enforced !


Wayne Tucker is a Trumpet player, Composer, Arranger and Vocalist based in New York City. He is a 2009 graduate of the Jazz Studies program at SUNY Purchase under the direction of Todd Coolman. Wayne has performed and recorded with many of today’s current Jazz stars including Kurt Elling, Al Foster, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Cyrille Aimee, Pop stars like Taylor Swift, David Crosby, Elvis Costello, Matt Simons and Eric Hutchinson, R&B singers like Ne-Yo and Gabriel Garzon-Montano, Hip Hop artists such as Jidenna, and Ryan Leslie, and with Rock bands like Brass Against. He has performed at some of the worlds greatest venues including Madison Square Garden, The Hollywood Bowl, Avery Fisher Hall, The O2 Arena, The Apollo Theatre, The Ravinia Festival and The Kennedy Center. He has played for TV shows like The Tonight Show, America’s Got Talent, Jimmy Kimmel, Ellen Degeneres, The Today Show and Good Morning America, and appeared in commercials for companies like Mastercard, Dove, and Get Your Guide. Additionally he wrote the soundtrack and co-stars in the short film Hotel Bleu, and appeared in commercials for companies such as Dove and Get Your Guide. He was a participant in the 2009 & 2011 Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Program, 2009 National Trumpet Competition, 2009 & 2011 Steans Institute, 2005 New York All-State Jazz Orchestra and more. Wayne has also performed at clubs and festivals all over the world in the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and can be seen performing around the world with many of today’s current and up and coming stars.