Friday, July 2, 2010|7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Wayne Roberts & The John Kirby Project

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Wayne Roberts


After successfully establishing himself as a sideman with such notable bandleaders as Fletcher Henderson and Chick Webb, in 1937 bassist John Kirby turned his attention to leading his ...

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Alex Norris


Alex Norris grew up in Columbia, Md. where he began studying music at the age of 9. After graduating high school he received a scholarship to the Peabody ...

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William Anderson

Alto Sax

             ”Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone,” (New York Times) Washington, D.C. natives Peter and Will Anderson were drawn to jazz at a very young age. While still teenagers, ...

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Peter Anderson


Hailed a ”virtuoso on clarinet and saxophone,” (New York Times) Peter Anderson was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, where he was mentored by saxophonist, Texas-native ...

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Spike Wilner


Michael Spike Wilner, was born in the city of Manhattan. His father is a professor of Hematology and his mother a clinical social worker. Spike hails from a ...

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Willard Dyson


Willard Dyson, an active and extremely talented drummer on the New York and international music scenes, came to New York City in 1986 from Oakland California. A versatile ...

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