Wednesday, December 4, 2013|9:30 PM - 12:00 AM

The Brian Charette Sextet

"Music for Organ Sextette"

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Brian Charette

Organ

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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Itai Kriss

Flute

“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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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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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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John Ellis

Clarinet

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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Mark Ferber

Drums

On Tue, Dec 16, the Alan Ferber Nonet premieres a new suite of music, commissioned by Chamber Music America and funded by the Doris Duke Foundation. The group ...

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