Trumpeter extraordinaire Mike Kaupa has been a leading performer on the Rochester jazz scene for over two decades. A first-call player, Kaupa has lent his gorgeous tone to Ray Charles, Joe Locke, Mel Tormé, Steve Gadd, Gary Bartz and many others. When he takes the stage at The Little Theatre Café, he'll be joined by Gordon Webster on piano; drummer Ian Carle, drums and Scott Kwiatek on bass in a concert of standards and Kaupa originals.
Mike Kaupa Quartet plays Friday, April 26, 8 p.m. at The Little Theatre Café, 240 East Avenue. Free, with suggested donation. 258-4000. thelittle.org/music.