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Born in Athens, Greece, bassist, arranger, and composer Nikos Chatzitsakos is an award-winning musician as a member of Ralph Peterson’s GenNext Big Band and leader of the Nikos Chatzitsakos Tiny Big Band & Quartet. Influenced by Black American music of the 1940s-60s, he attempts to find new ways to honor the era and perform it and connect it to other idioms. Nikos is a graduate of Berklee College Of Music in Boston, where he studied performance and jazz composition with a full-tuition scholarship. He continued his graduate studies at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute on a full-tuition scholarship
by Ludovico Granvassu
A Hammond Organ spotlight opens the show, courtesy of the WRD Trio, the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio and the James Taylor Quartet. Its groove then gives way to the contemporary sounds of Mark Lettieri and Taylor Eigsti's latest collaboration with Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens, the splendid new albums of Israeli pianist Maya Dunietz and bassist ...
Rob Duguay lives in Queens, New York and performs regularly around the New York City tri-state area, leading multiple groups including Songevity, Low Key Trio, and Rob Duguay Quartet and Trio. He has performed with a large list of fine musicians including Steve Wilson, Abraham Burton, Mark Gross, Chip White, Justin Kauflin, Nadav Snir- Zelniker, Chris Brown, Winard Harper, and more. Aside from performing, Rob stays busy in the music community by teaching private music lessons, composing original music, and booking jazz events both private and at NYC clubs. Rob also acted as a New York correspondent for TSF Jazz Radio in Paris, France, and is the artistic director for About the Swing, a non-profit that brings jazz events to schools throughout the NYC area
Bassist and composer Shay Hazan, based in Tel-Aviv, presents his latest group release with new reflections and directions. The band, two-horns strong and backed by the classic piano, bass and drums unit, continues to strike ripples in their near and farther surroundings. Only that in Hazan's case, backing does not mean hiding. His significant bass work carries the group into the magical realms of Gnawa music from Morocco, the new wave of Hip-Hop, and the 1960's Chicago Free Jazz and human rights movement, all these casts into a fresh blend of old and new flavours.
ASCAP Composer, Bassist, Bandleader, Producer of Steve Tintweiss Spacelight Band, the Purple Why Free Jazz Legacy, and Inkwhite Productions for Ultra Music Frontier. Founder/Chairman of New York Free Music Committee presenting summer concert series at Forest Park Bandshell in Queens for almost 40 years. Bass player on historical recordings with Albert Ayler, Patty Waters, Burton Greene, Frank Wright and many other innovators. As a concert organizer he has always emphasized mixing presentations of avant-garde jazz and new music, often combined with classical soloists, poets, and cutting edge rock groups for public audience events
Kris Monson is a bassist and composer based in New York City, originally from Fairfax, Virginia. Kris has had the honor of performing in ensembles led by many of the top musicians in the international jazz and contemporary music scenes, including Marc Cary, Vince Mendoza, Lalah Hathaway, Jim McNeely, Tyshwan Sorey, Charles Owens, and Ari Hoenig, and at venues including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Smalls Jazz Club, and Blues Alley. A product of the rich central Virginia jazz community, Kris studied with Pete Spaar and John D’earth while a double major in systems engineering and music at the University of Virginia
TINKR BARFIELD COMPOSER -PERFORMER - PRODUCER - MUSICIAN Eluriel “Tinkr” Barfield releases his new single, City Blues, from his forthcoming album Blended on January, 8th 2018. Tinkr grew up Brooklyn New York’s Red Hook Projects where he began playing bass at age 8 and impressed area professionals with his prowess. By age 13, he was performing with such local groups as the Soul Heat Band and The Winners. At age 18, he met Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson who catapulted his professional career to national prominence. Joining forces with Ashford and Simpson was only the beginning