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Gaga's band 'the Brian Newman Quintet' plays offstrip club / Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Members of Lady Gaga's backing band, otherwise known as the Brian Newman Quintet, Alex Smith (piano), Daniel Foose (bass), Steve Koryka (sax), Donald Barrett (drums) and Brian Newman (trumpet), joined Vegas players Jake Langley (guitar) and Julian Tanaka (clarinet) at Dispensary Lounge on Wednesday, Jan. 16. 

Newman, a highly regarded trumpet player, is Gaga's bandleader who has also hit the scene at Copa Room at Bootlegger Bistro to catch Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns (Newman has also recruited members of the Santa Fe's famed horn section for the jazz/piano shows). Alex Smith (piano), Daniel Foose (bass), Steve Koryka (sax) and Donald Barrett (drums) fill out the Newman Quintet.

Newman's recently released first album for Verve; SHOWBOAT brilliantly captures the convivial style and eclectic repertoire that he has mastered in his live performances. 

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