Friday, April 11, 2008|7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

The Yaala Ballin Group

"Tribute to Billie"

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Yaala Ballin


Yaala Ballin, vocalist, was born in Israel and moved to New York in 2004. In addition to frequent performances in the city's prestigious jazz venues including Smalls, Smoke ...

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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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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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Yotam Silberstein


"Since his arrival in New York in 2005, Israeli guitarist Yotam Silberstein has made an impact on the scene with his precision bebop lines and fleet-fingered improvisations." JazzTimes ...

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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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Keith Balla


A native of Austin, Texas, drummer Keith Balla was first compelled to start playing at the age of 13, inspired by his older brother--also a musician. Soon after, ...

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