Thursday, February 25, 2010|5:00 AM - 5:00 AM

The Chris Byars Octet

The music of Lucky Thompson

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Chris Byars

Tenor Sax

CHRIS BYARS is an award-winning saxophonist, composer, bandleader and educator based in New York City. He divides his artistic focus between development of original material and studying the ...

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Zaid Nasser

Alto Sax

Zaid Nasser (pronounced zayd') is one of the most authentic voices on saxophone today. As the son of jazz and blues great, bassist Jamil Nasser (neé George Joyner), ...

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Mark Lopeman

Baritone Sax

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Scott Wendholt


Scott Wendholt is an articulate, passionate, and lyrical trumpeter who approaches music with energy and spirit. He communicates to audiences with sincerity and ease.Born in the mid sixties ...

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John Mosca


John Mosca (trombone), a native New Yorker and The Juilliard School graduate, has performed with Pierre Boulez and the Metropolitan Opera, as well as Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, ...

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Sacha Perry


Pianist Sacha Perry is widely known among musicians in New York as one of the brightest pianists on the scene. He studied with Barry Harris and quickly excelled ...

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Ari Roland


Ari Roland (bass) was born and raised in New York City. He began playing bass at the age of 12 and was working professionally by age 16. He ...

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Stefan Schatz


STEFAN SCHATZ was born in New York City. After training early on as a classical percussionist, Stefan went on to study jazz at the New School in New ...

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