Friday, March 30, 2012|10:00 PM - 12:30 AM

The Ben Riley Quintet

featuring Wayne Escoffery

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Ben Riley


Ben Riley was born on July 17, 1933 in Savannah, Georgia. At the age of four his family moved to New York. While in junior high school, he ...

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Wayne Escoffery

Tenor Sax

Since moving to New York City in 2000, tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery has become one of the Jazz world’s most talented rising stars and in-demand sidemen. At only ...

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Avi Rothbard


Avi Rothbard was born in kibbutz Gan Schmuel in the country side of Israel, near the Triangle, an area of several Arab and Jewish villages. In 1977, Mr. ...

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Freddie Bryant


The great guitarist Kenny Burrell wrote, “Freddie Bryant is a brilliant young guitarist and composer.”  He is a versatile musician skilled both in jazz and classical music. Freddie ...

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Kiyoshi Kitagawa


Bassist/Composer Kiyoshi Kitagawa is an integral part of today's jazz scene. Soon after moving to NYC from Japan, he joined the Harper Brothers. He then toured and recorded ...

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