Friday, October 3, 2008|10:30 PM - 1:30 AM

The Chris Byars Tentet

featuring Teddy Charles

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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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Teddy Charles

Vibraphone

Captain Ted Charles, owner of the Skipjack Pilgrim, is considered by many to be the most experienced owner-operator of commercial sailing charters on the east coast, sailing extensively ...

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Stefan Schatz

Drums

STEFAN SCHATZ was born in New York City. After training early on as a classical percussionist, Stefan went on to study jazz at the New School in New ...

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Richie Vitale

Trumpet

Born in Rochester, New York, on September 23 (also John Coltrane's birthday), Richard Vitale played with Miles Davis' drummer, Philly Joe Jones, at the early age of sixteen. ...

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John Mosca

Trombone

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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Peter Anderson

Tenor Sax

Hailed a ”virtuoso on clarinet and saxophone,” (New York Times) Peter Anderson was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, where he was mentored by saxophonist, Texas-native ...

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Mark Lopeman

Baritone Sax

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Marcus Rojas

Orchestra

"Phenomenal tubist Marcus Rojas" (Whitney Balliet, The New Yorker) is a native of New York City. Considered one of "the best all around tuba players in the world" ...

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Steve Ash

Piano

A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Steve Ash received his formal musical training at Indiana University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Jazz Piano.He has been performing in ...

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Ari Roland

Bass

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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William Ash

Guitar

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