Saturday, October 4, 2008|10:30 PM - 1:30 AM

The Chris Byars Tentet

featuring Teddy Charles

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Chris Byars

Tenor Sax

Currently featured as writer/performer with WDR Big Band. Latest CD release: "Two Fives" (SteepleChase, October 2015). weblinks:

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Teddy Charles


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


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


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


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


"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


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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William Ash


William Ash astounds on guitar, performing his original compositions in a hard-swinging trio setting. Guitar players marvel at his technique. William deploys his craft sincerely, and without guile, ...

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Ari Roland


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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