Jazz by the Jim Cutler Quartet - Live Music

Meet the Band

Brian Olendorf

Brian Olendorf (piano)

Brian boasts a Bachelor of Arts, a Masters of Music in Composition, and performed post-graduate work in computer music at Stanford University. He composed and had performed a ballet at the age of 18, and has been playing professionally for over 30 years in many musical styles and situations, including jazz, classical, shows and rock settings. He's worked with the likes of Urbie Green, John Hendricks, Billy Barty, Steve Miller, Michael Murphy, Bob Hope, Jim Stafford, Pat Boone, and Tennessee Ernie Ford.

When Brian isn't playing music, he's listening great works by, Bartok, Boulez, Ellington, and Herbie Hancock.

Philip Demaree

Philip Demaree (bass)

Phil's been playing bass for over 25 years. A native of Boulder, Co, he attended the University of Northern Colorado under Gene Aitken. After several years touring the US and Canada and appearing with such artists as Ray Charles, The Mills Brothers, Dianne Schuur, Joe Williams, and John Gary, he currently resides in Unincorporated Snohomish County with his lovely wife, Kathleen. He appears regularly in the Seattle area with Roadside Attraction, an 18-piece big band, and vocal trio Trish, Hans and Phil. He can also be found at Demarama.

Chris Monroe

Chris Monroe (drums)

Chris has performed with a wide variety of artists, including Lily Tomlin, Marvin Hamlisch, Dionne Warwick, the Bolshoi Ballet, the American Ballet Theater, Little Anthony, the Drifters and the 5th Dimension. He has performed with the national tours of City of Angels, Victor/Victoria, Titanic, Ragtime and Saturday Night Fever. He toured the mid and northwest with the New York touring production of Porgy and Bess and performed on Broadway with Do Jump Extremely Physical Theater. A veteran of many local jazz groups and theater shows, Chris can be heard on numerous TV and radio commercials, and the film soundtracks of the Newton Boys, Dennis the Menace strikes again and Barney's Big Adventure.