The DeFade family is synonymous with Jazz in Pittsburgh and four generations of DeFade’s celebrate their legacy with a new album release. With Ray A. DeFade and Eric DeFade on saxophones, Ray DeFade on drums, Anton DeFade on bass, Dorette, Kelley and Kiela DeFade on vocals, that deep family history is revealed. The DeFade Family are accompanied by a big band for seven of the tracks to showcase the big band arrangements of Ray A. DeFade. And nine of the tracks are original compositions by members of the DeFade family. You will hear this family’s spirit as they commemorate the past, present and future of Jazz at this time.