Thursday, May 9, 2013

JAZZ FLUTE & PIANO THIS WEEKEND @ GERMANO’S TRATTORIA

An Intimate Evening with Ali Ryerson, featuring pianist Steve Rudolph

WHEN: Friday, May 10; Performance begins at 7:30 PM; Doors open in the Cabaret at 6 PM for pre-show dining.
WHERE:
Cabaret at Germano's, 300 South High Street, Baltimore
ADMISSION: $15

Back by popular demand, internationally renowned jazz flutist Ali Ryerson returns to Germano’s in a special duo evening with one of her favorite collaborators, pianist Steve Rudolph. Reservations are highly recommended. Come and enjoy Ali and Steve as they performs music from their CD 'Soul Quest' plus some beautiful ballads, bossa novas and jazz standards.

Ali Ryerson is considered to be among the top jazz flutists in the world, as voted in the 2012 Downbeat Jazz Poll, and by the Jazz Journalists Association. Ali performs, records and teaches internationally, with performances ranging from Carnegie Hall to the Kennedy Center; the Monterey Jazz Festival to the famed Blue Note jazz club in both NY and Japan. She has released nearly two dozen highly acclaimed jazz albums on major jazz labels and has performed with a multitude of jazz icons during a career spanning four decades.


An Evening with The Larry Brown Quartet

WHEN: Saturday, May 11; Performance starts at 7:30 PM; Doors open in the Cabaret at 6 PM for pre-show dining.
WHERE:
Cabaret at Germano's, 300 South High Street, Baltimore
ADMISSION: $20

Washingtonian Magazine says, “Larry Brown is a pianist whose rendering of ballads is particularly moving.” The Washington Post calls him “an artist deserving of greater exposure” and says Brown “evokes the master touch.”

A post be-bop jazz pianist, Larry lists his major influences as Bill Evans, Wynton Kelly, and Miles Davis.

Larry Brown (piano)
Kent Miller (bass)
Dominic Smith (drums)
Peter Fraize (tenor sax)