Wednesday, December 21, 2011|8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

The Brian Charette Band

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Brian Charette


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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Kenny Brooks

Tenor Sax

Kenny Brooks was inspired to play reed instruments from the age of 9. After graduating from El Cerrito H.S. in 1984 he went directly to the New England ...

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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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John Ellis


If that Dickens chap hadn’t already snagged it, “A Tale of Two Cities” would make the ideal title for the John Ellis story. The gifted, versatile saxophonist/clarinetist/composer occupies ...

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Jay Collins


"Jazz is a huge part of what I learned about music, but it's just a small piece of what I do.” One of the most sought-after touring musicians ...

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Jochen Rueckert


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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