J.A. Speirs
TRUMPET
Jim Speirs
Jim Speirs plays trumpet throughout the region and resides in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University and is the Executive Director of South Dakota’s statewide arts advocacy organization, Arts South Dakota . Performance credits include multiple performances on the main stage at the ​ Sioux Falls JazzFest , two live state-wide broadcasts on South Dakota Public Radio, web broadcasts for the Argus Leader newspaper, regular gigs at area live music venues, and performances around the region with the JAS Quintet . He is a founding member of the band that performs the Hegg Brothers Holiday Jam each fall. This musical showcase features the talents of a multi-piece band playing holiday classics as well as contemporary new arrangements in the signature lush and rhythmic horn band sound of Jeremy and Jon Hegg. Speirs tours with the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Societyʼs jazz education program the Jazz Diversity Project, the Sioux Empire Brass Society, and several jazz ensembles. He is a member of the SFJBʼs education committee, teaches trumpet.
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EVENTS
  1. Mar. 09
    Kickin' Brass
    Kickin' Brass performance at First United Methodist Church
  2. Mar. 16
    Hegg Brothers Band
    Private performance in Sioux Falls, SD with the Hegg Brothers
  3. Mar. 17
    Jim McKinney Quintet
    American songbook jazz with vibraphonist, Jim McKinney at Fernson on 8th Street in Sioux Falls, SD. Open to the public and music begins at 8PM
  4. Apr. 04
    Hegg Brothers Band
    Hegg Brothers Band private performance in Sioux Falls, SD for the Rosenbauer Sales Conference.
  5. Apr. 07
    w/ John Kelly
    Trumpet & piano duo with John Kelly at Paramount Piano Bar in Sioux Falls, SD. Open to the public and music begins at 8PM
  6. Apr. 09
    Jazz Diversity Project
    On tour with the Sioux Falls Jazz & Blue's Society's Jazz Diversity Project. Northern South Dakota.
  7. Apr. 13
    Hegg Brothers Band
    Hegg Brothers Band private performance in Sioux Falls, SD.
  8. Apr. 16
    Dakota Jazz Collective
    with Dakota Jazz Collective at the Pheasant Restaurant in Brookings, SD. Jazz night every Monday & open to the public. Music begins at 6:30PM
  9. Apr. 23
    Jami Lynn & JAS Quintet
    Album release concert for Jami Lynn & Andrew Reinartz record, "Sparse," featuring JAS Quintet. Pheasant Restaurant in Brookings, SD Open to the public and music starts at 6:30PM
  10. Apr. 27
    Jami Lynn & JAS Quintet
    DescriptAlbum release concert for Jami Lynn & Andrew Reinartz record, "Sparse," featuring JAS Quintet. Watertown, SD. details TBD. Open to the public.
  11. Apr. 28
    Jami Lynn & JAS Quintet
    Album release concert for Jami Lynn & Andrew Reinartz record, "Sparse," featuring JAS Quintet. Icon Lounge in Sioux Falls, SD. Open to the public and music starts at 7:30PM
  12. May 12
    Miles Smiles
    Jazz Curator's and JAS Quintet perform "Miles Smiles," a tribute to Miles Davis. Presented by the Cyrstal Theater in Flandreau, SD. Open to the public.
  13. May 20
    Dakota Jazz Collective
    Dakota Jazz Collective performs for the New Tech High School graduation in Sioux Falls, SD
  14. May 20
    SEBS
    with the Sioux Empire Brass Society for the annual Spring concert. Concert details TBD. Location is in Sioux Falls, SD and open to the public.
  15. May 26
    JAS Quintet
    JAS Quintet performs for a private reception in Canton, SD
  16. Jun 1
    Hegg Brothers Band
    Hegg Brothers Band performs live at the Marquee in Sioux City, IA. Open to the public and music starts at 9:30PM
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JSPEIRS@MAC.COM
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