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MUSICIAN Born:

Bryan McAllister

Bryan McAllister is a composer, bandleader, and keyboardist from Rocky Mount, NC and currently living in Reno, NV. Influenced by many genres and music styles, Bryan has found a voice in his playing and writing through blending electronics with acoustic instruments. Bryan has toured his own bands as well as touring with a handful of rock and metal bands, and the acclaimed indie rock group The Tragic Thrills. After finishing graduate school at the University of Nevada, Bryan was hired to the faculty, teaching courses in musicology and the arts. Bryan has had the honor of playing with many great musicians including Peter Epstein, Donny McCaslin, Marvin 'Smitty' Smith, Bennie Maupin, Dara Tucker, and Lage Lund.

NEWS: RECORDING

Tony Adamo Digs Mark Murphy And Beyond

Tony Adamo Digs Mark Murphy And Beyond

Tony Adamo will be in New York in early April rehearsing with Mike Clark and Michael Wolff, of Wolff & Clark Expedition. New York photographer Fran Kaufman is scheduled to do the photo shoot. Clark has been Adamo’s music producer on two previous releases, Miles of Blu (2013) and Tony Adamo & The New York Crew ...

NEWS: RECORDING

"Tony Adamo and the New York Crew" Reviewed By Ed Kopp Of Jazziz Magazine/Fall Issue

"Tony Adamo and the New York Crew" Reviewed By Ed Kopp Of Jazziz Magazine/Fall Issue

Reprinted from the Fall 2015 Issue of Jazziz Magazine “Hipspokenword” artist Tony Adamo comes across as a combination of Gil Scott Heron and Maynard G. Krebs—a bohemian wordsmith strongly influenced by Jack Kerouac and the ‘50s beat poets. Adamo’s fifth release features a crack all-star band playing hard bop behind the leader’s ultra-cool monologues, most of which are ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Chris Clark Quintet: Cedar Wisely

Read "Cedar Wisely" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

This quintet was assembled for the recording of this album by young saxophonist Chris Clark, incorporating the talents of veteran saxophonist Peter Epstein who is also the department head for the University of Nevada, Reno where Clark also studied. With his debut effort as a leader, Clark enacts a concentrated focus on the compositional aspects, and ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Legendary Jazz Artist, Grammy Winner and NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman Headlines 2010 Reno Jazz Festival, April 22-24

Legendary Jazz Artist, Grammy Winner and NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman Headlines 2010 Reno Jazz Festival, April 22-24

Legendary American jazz saxophonist, composer, Grammy winner and 2010 NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman has spent many of his 82 years influencing, composing and arranging for the best musicians in the world, from Stan Kenton, Mel Lewis, Louie Bellson, Count Basie and Buddy Rich to vocalists Natalie Cole, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme and Sarah Vaughan. Joining ...

NEWS: EVENT

"Taste for Jazz" Wine & Jazz Event Set for Thursday April 17th at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Grand Ballroom in Reno, NV

"Taste for Jazz" Wine & Jazz Event Set for Thursday April 17th at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Grand Ballroom in Reno, NV

"Taste for Jazz" will be held on Thursday April 17th from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Grand Ballroom. The event features over 50 premium wineries including Arger-Martucci, Benziger, Frank Family, Groth, Hall, Torre Oria, Ladera, Guenoc, Steele, Reynolds and Rutherford Ranch, samples from some of the area's finest restaurants and live ...