Saturday, May 1, 2010|7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The Vinson Valega Sextet

CD "Biophilia" Release Party

Vinson Valega photo

Vinson Valega


Vinson grew up in a musical family near Washington, D.C., studying classical piano from age seven until switching to the drums when he was 12. He played drums ...

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Anton Denner

Alto Sax

Born in New York City in 1961, Anton Denner began playing the saxophone in 1974. After early studies with Lee Konitz and Joe Lovano, he began to freelance ...

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Chris Bacas

Tenor Sax

Chris began his career at age fifteen as a sideman with a club band in York, PA, and after attending North Texas State, he began his jazz performance ...

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Mike Fahn photo

Mike Fahn


I started on drums, like my dad, and I went to a lot of his jobs, so I heard live music early on. I also played Trumpet and ...

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Matthew Fries photo

Matthew Fries


Pianist, Matthew Fries, has been making waves in the jazz world as both a soloist and accompanist. The winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, his debut ...

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Gary Wang


Acoustic bassist Gary Wang has been living and playing professionally in New York for the past eight years. Growing up in the Boston and San Francisco areas, he ...

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