Point Richmond Jazz presents United: The Jason Anick/Jason Yeager Quartet – a Africa interest event taking place on 2017-11-24 19:00:00 in United States
Point Richmond Jazz Concert series in November will feature NYC-based Pianist/Composer Jason Yeager and Virtuoso Violin/Mandolin Musician Jason Anick and their West Coast CD release tour for United . Jason Anick Violin/Mandolin Jason Yeager Piano Greg Loughman Bass Mike Connors Drums One of the youngest instructors at Bostons Berklee College of Music and an award winning composer, Jason Anick is a co-founder and a featured member of the Rhythm Future Quartet, one of the preeminent neo-Gypsy Jazz outfits; he also leads his own contemporary jazz ensemble, and performs with the Grammy-winning guitarist John Jorgenson. With performances all over the world and renowned venues like the Montreal Jazz Festival, Blue Note, Scullers Jazz Club, Yoshis Jazz Club, and TD Garden, Jason has proven himself to be a leader in the ever-growing contemporary string world. Anicks recordings as a leader include Sleepless, Tipping Point, and Travels. Now based in New York City, Jason Yeager (whose own albums include Ruminations and Affirmation) has considerable personal and professional ties to the New England area where he was born and raised. Currently teaching at Bostons Berklee College of Music, where he is also one of the colleges youngest faculty members, Yeager graduated with honors from a double degree program at Tufts University and New England Conservatory. At NEC he was mentored by such significant instrumentalists as Danilo Perez, Fred Hersch, Ran Blake, Frank Carlberg, Jerry Bergonzi and John McNeil. He has performed across the US and abroad in Argentina, South Africa, and Botswana. Among the artists with whom Yeager has performed are Greg Osby, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Linda Oh, Sara Serpa, Ayn Inserto and Ran Blake. Hes also featured on Jason Anicks Tipping Point.
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