Thursday, July 6, 2017|10:30 PM - 1:00 AM

The Brian Charette Quartet

Brian Charette, usually known as an organist, is actually originally a hard bop pianist from the Hartford area. 25 years ago Charette befriended alto saxist, Mike DiRubbo. The two have been close friends and bandmates since then and will, with the help of the stalwart rhythm section of Orlando Leflemming (b) and Jochen Rueckert (d) provide a hard swinging set of music by Tadd Dameron, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell as well as new original compositions in the hard bop vein.

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Brian Charette

Organ

New York City organist/pianist Brian Charette has established himself as a leading voice in modern jazz. Charette is a Grammy-nominated, Hammond-endorsed artist who was just named the winner ...

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Mike DiRubbo

Alto Sax

"Something about the sound Mike DiRubbo elicits from the alto saxophone - deep, dark, immense, with a machete edge that denotes a ready-for-anything urban sensibility - immediately grabs ...

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Orlando le Fleming

Bass

Among the most proficient and accomplished bassists in the field of contemporary jazz, Orlando le Fleming's virtuoso technique, boundless creativity and powerful beat are those of a musician ...

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Jochen Rueckert

Drums

Jochen Rueckert was born in 1975 near Koeln, Germany and started playing drums at age six. In 1995 he moved to NYC, where he lives now. Jochen is ...

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