upcoming performances

Heinz Chapel

10.07.18 |3:00

Pittsburgh, PA US

with the Bridges Saxophone Quartet

Manchester Craftsman's Guild

11.30.18 |7pm & 9:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

Tribute to Joe Williams with Keith David the MCG Big Band


select previous performances

Croatian National Theatre

07.11.18 |TBA

Zagreb, HR

Performing "La bocca, i piedi, il suono" (The Mouth, the Feet, the Sound) for four alto saxes and one hundred saxophones in movement by the Italian composer Salvatore Sciarrino. This is part of the World Saxophone Congress XVIII.

Auditorio Fundadores

06.06.18 to 06.08.18 |TBA

Medellin, Antioquia CO

Guest artist at CLARISAX 2018 at Universidad de Antioquia and Universidad EAFIT in Medellin, Colombia

First Presbyterian Church

05.19.18 |7:30pm

Johnstown, PA US

Performing with vocalist Victoria Kush and pianist John Burgh for the Johnstown Concert Series

Jergels

04.30.18 |8pm

Warrendale, PA US

with the Balcony Big Band - CD Release event!

Slippery Rock University

04.15.18 |7pm

Slippery Rock , PA US

with the East Central Jazz Educators All-Star Big Band - "Madd for Tadd"

Duquesne University - Power Center

11.27.17 |7:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

with the Mike Tomaro Big Band

Heinz Hall

09.16.17 |7:00

Pittsburgh, PA US

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Lang Lang, piano

Heinz Hall

07.22.17 |8:05pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

with Johnny Mathis and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Heinz Hall

07.21.17 |8:05pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performing "Classical Mystery Tour" - the music of the Beatles

Heinz Hall

07.20.17 |7:35pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

with hip-hop artist, Common and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Heinz Hall

03.24.17 |8:00pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

With the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Heinz Hall

03.19.17 |2:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

With the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, performing Ravel's Bolero

Heinz Hall

03.18.17 |8:00pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

With the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, performing Ravel's Bolero

Heinz Hall

03.17.17 |8:00pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

With the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, performing Ravel's Bolero

Heinz Hall

02.26.17 |2:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

With the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Heinz Hall

02.25.17 |8:00pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

With the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Manchester Craftsman's Guild

02.11.17 |8:00pm

pittsburgh, PA US

With the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra featuring Rufus Reid

Manchester Craftsman's Guild

02.10.17 |8:00pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

With the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra featuring Rufus Reid

Manchester Craftsman's Guild

12.12.15 |8:00pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

with the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra featuring Sean Jones, with special guest Ann Hampton Calloway

Kelly Strayhorn Theatre

11.28.15 |8:00pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

with the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra featuring Sean Jones

Heinz Hall

11.06.15 to 11.08.15 |8:00pm, 2:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA US

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performing the score to West Side Story

Manchester Craftsman's Guild

10.19.14 |8:00pm

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra

WaterFire

08.23.14 |4:00pm

Sharon, PA

with the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra and Bernie Dresel

Hartwood Acres

07.22.14 |7:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra and Paquito D'Rivera

Heinz Hall

06.19.14 to 06.22.14 |7:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Pops Orchestra and Megan Hilty

Heinz Hall

06.17.14 |7:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Ben Folds

Swope Music Hall

04.25.14 |7:30pm

Slippery Rock , PA

Premiering "Out of this World" by David Maslanka; Jason Kush (alto saxophone), Paige Riggs (violoncello), Nanette Solomon (piano)

Kent State University - Tuscarawas

02.07.14 |7:30pm

New Philadelphia , OH

with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra

Heinz Hall

12.18.13 |7:30

Pittsburgh, PA

with Michael Bolton and the Pittsburgh Symphony Pops Orchestra

Manchester Craftsman's Guild

12.14.13 |7:00pm and 9:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA

with the PIttsburgh Jazz Orchestra and Freddy Cole

various

09.06.13 to 09.15.13

Bonn, Germany; Lucerne Switzerland; Frankfurt, Germany

European tour with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Heinz Hall

07.20.13 |8:00

Pittsburgh, PA

with Franki Valli and the Four Seasons

Performing Arts Center - Kent State University

02.13.13 |7:30

New Philadelphia, OH

with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra - tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

Little E's Jazz and Blues Club

11.02.12 |8:30-12:30

Pittsburgh, PA

Jason Kush Group

Cambria County Library

04.27.12 |7:00-9:30

Johnstown , PA

with the Nathan Santos Quartet

Dubois Community Concerts

04.22.12 |3:00pm

Dubois, PA

with Steve Lippia

August Wilson Center

04.21.12 |8:00pm

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra featuring Benny Golson

Slippery Rock University - Swope Recital Hall

04.12.12 |7:30pm

Slippery Rock , PA

Duo Recital with pianist Billy Test

Slippery Rock University - Swope Recital Hall

03.31.12 |tba

Slippery Rock, PA

SRU Jazz Festival with the SRU Jazz Ensemble featuring Jerry Bergonzi

University of Wisconsin - Platteville

03.16.12 |12:00pm

Platteville, WI

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

03.15.12 |12:00pm

Whitewater, WI

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

Martyr's

03.14.12 |8:00pm

Chicago, IL

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

St. Xavier University

03.13.12 |TBA

Chicago, IL

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

Harold Washington University

03.12.12 |11:00am

Chicago , IL

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

Little E's

02.24.12 |8:00

Pittsburgh , PA

with the Jason Kush Quartet

Heinz Hall

01.26.12 to 01.29.12

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Pops and Dave Koz

Nemacolin Woodlands

11.19.11 |6pm

Farminton, PA

Solo performance at TEDx Regional Conference

Performing "Garden of Love" by Jacob ter Veldhuis with original video by Jason Kush

Heinz Hall

11.10.11 to 11.13.11

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Pops featuring Patti LuPone

Soloist with the Slippery Rock University Wind Ensemble

10.31.11 to 11.02.11

Tour with the Slippery Rock University Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Brian Meixner, performing at various high schools in South Eastern Pennsylvania and Maryland

Performing the Claude T. Smith Fantasia for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble

First Presbyterian Church

09.24.11 |7:30

Johnstown , PA

Chamber Music Series of Greater Johnstown,
a duo recital with Victoria Bechtold Kush

Victoria Bechtold Kush, soprano, with Kristen Llyod, piano
Jason Kush, saxophone, with Billy Test, piano

Heinze Hall

09.17.11 |8:00

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
performing Ravel's Bolero

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center

05.20.11 |7:30pm

Johnstown, PA

with Steve LIppia

Heinz Hall

05.08.11 |2:30pm

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

performing Del Tredici's Final Alice

Heinz Hall

05.06.11 |8pm

Pittsburgh, PA

with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

performing Del Tredici's Final Alice

Theatre Square

04.01.11 |7:30pm

Cleveland, OH

with Johnny Mathis

Swope Recital Hall, Slippery Rock University

03.24.11 |7:30pm

Slippery Rock , PA

Performing the music of Miles Davis' album Birth of the Cool. Featuring Steve Hawk, Terry Steele, Bob Matchett, Heather Johnson, Neal Chiprean, Nathan Douds, Jeff Grubbs, and David Glover

Scholarship Donation
$10 adults / $5 students

Richland Performing Arts Center

03.08.11 |7:30pm

Johnstown, PA

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

Slippery Rock University - Swope Recital Hall

10.28.10 |7:30

Slippery Rock , PA

Quartet plus guest Gary Keller

Slippery Rock University - Swope Recital Hall

10.14.10 |7:30pm

Slippery Rock , PA

with the SRU Jazz Ensemble. CD Release Concert!

Chicago Academy for the Arts

10.09.10 |7pm

Chicago , IL

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

University of Southern Illinois - Altgeld Hall

10.08.10 |7:30pm

Carbondale, IL

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

Denison University, Huffman Hall, Bandersnatch,

10.06.10 |9pm

Granville, OH

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

Slippery Rock University - Swope Recital Hall

10.05.10 |7:30pm

Slippery Rock , PA

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

Youngstown State University - Bliss Hall

10.04.10 |8pm

Youngstown, OH

with the Nathan Douds Ensemble

tba

07.24.10 |7:00

Jeannette, PA

with the Billy Price Band

Norwin High School

05.20.10 |tba

Irwin, PA

with the Norwin High School Jazz Ensemble

Swope Recital Hall, Slippery Rock University

03.30.10 |7:30

Slippery Rock, PA, PA

A concert featuring the works of Netherlands electro-acoustic composer Jacob ter Veldhuis

Mizner Park Ampitheatre

03.12.10 to 03.13.10 |tba

Boca Raton, FL

with the Russian National Orchestra

Swope Recital Hall, Slippery Rock University

03.02.10 |7:30

Slippery Rock, PA, PA

with the Slippery Rock University Faculty Jazz Quintet. Featuring Steve Hawk, Nathan Douds, Jeff Grubbs, and David Glover

Saxonburg Hotel

02.16.10 |7:30

Saxonburg, PA

Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras party with Glenn Utsch

Friends of New World Symphony

01.30.10 |10:00

Fisher Island, FL

Solo concert for the Friends of New World Symphony

Setai Hotel

12.31.09 |10:00

Miami Beach, FL

with Carmen Lundy

Lincoln Theatre

12.20.09 |2:00

Miami Beach, FL

with the New World Symphony, performing Milhaud's "Creation of the World"

Lincoln Theatre

12.19.09 |7:30

Miami Beach, FL

with the New World Symphony performing Milhaud's "The Creation of the World"

Ace's Lounge

11.25.09 |7:00

Johnstown, PA

with Billy Price at the Johnstown Free Clinic Blues Festival

TBA

11.14.09 |8pm

Boca Raton, FL

with Michael Andrews and Swingerhead

St. Johns on the Lake

11.01.09 |2pm

Miami Beach, FL

with Victoria Bechtold Kush and Jorge Emilio Rodriguez

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

10.25.09 |TBA

Seven Springs, PA

with Bo Wagner's Rat Pack

Phillip's Lounge

10.17.09 |9pm

Arnold, PA

with Billy Price

First Presbyterian Church

04.25.09 |7:30

Johnstown, PA

with Victoria Bechtold Kush, soprano, in concert

Jorge Emilio Pis Rodriguez, piano

Jason Kush, flute

Hard Rock Cafe

04.10.09 |8pm

Miami

with the South 9 Ensemble

The Van Dyke Cafe

04.06.09 |8pm

Miami Beach, FL

with the South Nine Ensemble

Unitarian Universalist Church

03.29.09 |tba

Miami, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra

Cosford Theatre

03.27.09 |8pm

Coral Gables, FL

with the Greg Byars project

Deluxe

03.14.09 |9pm

Miami, FL

with Wooden Dragon (Greg Byars)

Mizner Park Ampitheatre

03.13.09 |7:30

Boca Raton, FL

with the Russian National Orchestra

Gusman Concert Hall

03.11.09 |8pm

Coral Gables, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra featuring Wayne Bergeron

Town Square

02.22.09 |6pm

Tradition, FL

with the Woody Herman Band

Courthouse

02.21.09 |12:30pm

Miami, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra featuring John Fedchock

Wesley Coffee House

02.19.09 |8pm

Coral Gables, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra featuring John Fedchock

Vizcaya

02.07.09 |8pm

Miami, FL

at Lingerie Miami with the Hyken/Kush/Thomas/Carreno Quartet

George Mason University

01.24.09 |12pm

Fairfax, VA

International Saxophone Symposium with the Frost Saxophone Quartet

Wesley Coffee House

01.22.09 |8pm

Coral Gables, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra

Cor Jesu Chapel, Barry University

11.18.08 |7pm

Miami Shores, FL

with the South Nine Ensemble

Clarke Recital Hall, University of Miami

11.13.08 |8pm

Coral Gables, FL

Doctoral Recital
Contemporary Saxophone
featuring Paul Schwartz, piano
Trio Nostrovia: Liera Antropova, piano; Konstantin Litvinenko, cello
performing pieces by Henri Tomasi, Jacob ter Veldhuis, Giacinto Scelsi, John Anthony Lennon
Click this link to listen online or get directions:

Porgy and Bess

06.02.08 to 07.02.08

Paris, France; Granda, Spain; Caen, France, Europe

with the New World Symphony and Opera Comique

Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami

03.04.08 |8pm

Coral Gables, FL

performing the saxophone concerto Concertino da Camera by Jacques Ibert
with the University of Miami Frost School of Music Symphony Orchestra

American Airlines Arena

02.24.08 |8pm

Miami, FL

with Barry Manilow

Bank Atlantic Center

02.23.08 |8pm

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

with Barry Manilow

Clarke Recital Hall, University of Miami

01.24.08 |8pm

Coral Gables, FL

with Dale Underwood Saxophone Quartet

George Mason University

01.19.08 |12:30pm

Fairfax, VA

International Saxophone Symposium
University of Miami Frost Saxophone Quartet

George Mason University

01.18.08 to 01.19.08 |tba

Fairfax, VA

International Saxophone Symposium
University of Miami Frost Saxophone Quartet

Hard Rock Live!

01.05.08 |8pm

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

with Frank Sinatra Jr.

Hard Rock Live!

12.11.07 to 12.12.07 |8pm

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

with Andrea Bocelli

Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami

12.09.07 |8pm

Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami Concerto Competition winners concert with the Frost School of Music Symphony Orchestra. Performing Concertino da Camera by Ibert.

Carnival Center for Performing Arts

12.06.07 to 12.08.07 |8pm

Miami, FL

with the Miami Saxophone Quartet (Gary Keller, Gary Lindsay, Mike Brignola). World Premier of "Flock"

Gusman Concert Hall

11.27.07 |8:00

Coral Gables, FL

with the University of Miami Wind Ensemble

Nova Southern University

11.17.07 |8pm

Miami, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra and special guest Kevin Mahogany and Eddie Daniels

College Music Society National Conference

11.16.07 |4pm

Salt Lake City, UT

performing Paul Osterfield's "Crimson Sun and Black Lightning" for solo soprano saxophone

Ritz Carlton

11.12.07 |8pm

Miami Beach, FL

with Marvin Hamlisch

Arturo Sandoval's Jazz Club

11.07.07 |8:30pm and 10:30pm

Miami Beach, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra

Miami Beach Band Shell

11.03.07 |tba

Miami Beach, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra

Gusman Concert Hall

10.28.07 |4:00

Coral Gables, FL

with the University of Miami Wind Ensemble

Arturo Sandoval's Jazz Club

10.03.07 |8:30pm and 10:30pm

Miami Beach, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra, with special guest Shelly Berg

Clarke Hall, University of Miami

09.17.07 |8:00

Coral Gables, FL

Chamber music recital
Featuring the world premier of "High Octane," a duo for Alto Saxophone and Marimba composed by Paul Osterfield for Jason Kush
Click the link to listen live.

Arturo Sandoval's Jazz Club at the Deauville

09.05.07 |8:30 and 10:30

Miami Beach, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

08.26.07 |4:00

West Palm Beach, FL

with Project Copernicus

Arts at St. Johns

08.25.07 |8:00

Miami Beach, FL

with Project Copernicus

Private

06.22.07 |8:00

East Hampton, Long Island, NY

with Javier Garcia

Arturo Sandoval's Jazz Club

05.02.07 |8:30 and 10:30

Miami Beach, FL

with the South Florida Jazz Orchestra

Arturo Sandoval's Jazz Club

04.25.07 |8:30 and 10:30

Miami Beach , FL

with the South Nine Ensemble

Arturo Sandoval's Jazz Club

04.04.07 |8:30pm and 10:30pm

Miami Beach, FL

Carnegie Hall

03.29.07 |8pm

New York City, NY

with the University of Miami Wind Ensemble

Lincoln Theatre

03.24.07 |8pm

Miami Beach, FL

with the New World Symphony

Lincoln Theatre

03.23.07 |8pm

Miami Beach, FL

with the New World Symphony

Hard Rock Live! Hotel and Casino

03.19.07 to 03.20.07 |8:00pm

Hollywood, FL

with Bobby Rydell, Fabian, and Frankie Avalon

Cloisters Resort

03.10.07 |8pm

Sea Island, GA

with Drew T

Lincoln Theatre

03.04.07 |1:30pm

Miami Beach, FL

with the New World Symphony

Clarke Recital Hall

03.01.07 |8pm

Coral Gables, FL

Solo Performance for the College Music Society convention

Ritz Carlton

02.26.07 |10pm

Key Biscayne, FL

with The Temptations

University of Miami

02.23.07 |1:30pm

Coral Gables , FL

with the South Nine Ensemble