Thursday, August 9, 2012|9:30 PM - 12:00 AM

The Brian Charette Group

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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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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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Seamus Blake

Tenor Sax

New York based tenor saxophonist/composer SEAMUS BLAKE is recognized as one of the finest exponents of contemporary jazz. His music is known for its sophistication, bold improvisations and ...

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Itai Kriss


“tangy, exotic flavor…” –Downbeat Magazine“wild, exuberant…”—All Music Guide“rhythmically intriguing and virtuosic improvisation”—Latin Jazz Corner“flawless sound, amazing technique…intimate yet vivid…a master of his instrument”—AlbanyJazz.comItai Kriss is a dynamic flutist ...

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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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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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