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Tim Ries Quartet: An evening of Sonny Rollins music

Thursday, February 9 2023 at 7:00 PM

7:00pm doors
7:30pm showtime
Tim Ries quartet. 
An evening of Sonny Rollins music,
Featuring members of the Sonny Rollins band:
Mark Soskin-piano and 
Jerome Jennings-drums 
Also featuring Matt Penman-bass
Tim Ries-saxophone.

$20 in advance
$25 at door

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Tim Ries Quartet plays an evening of Sonny Rollins music. 
Featuring Tim Ries-saxophones 
Matt Penman-bass 
And special guests who were in Sonny’s band 
Mark Soskin-piano
Billy Drummond-drums

Tim Ries is a saxophonist, composer, arranger, producer, and educator. He received degrees from both The University of North Texas (BM) and The University of Michigan (MM). His career began with Maynard Ferguson in 1983.

Since 1985, Tim has performed and recorded with a who’s who of jazz, rock, pop, and world music icons, including The Rolling Stones from 1999 to the present, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Donald Fagen, Michael Jackson, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Rod Stewart, Lyle Lovette, and jazz greats Red Garland, Donald Byrd, Hank Jones, Jack DeJohnette, Phil Woods, Tom Harrell, Chico Hamilton, Michael Brecker, Joe Henderson, Tony Bennett Tim was in Prism from 1993-2003. He’s led 9 CDs. His last two CDs are live performances at Smalls Jazz Club. In 2005 and 2008, he released versions of Stones classics arranged in jazz and world music. Both CDs have global acclaim. All four Rolling Stones, Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow, Milton Nascimento, Sara Baras, Bill Frisell, John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette, Lisa Fischer, Bernard Fowler, Larry Goldings, Franck Amsallem, Eddie Palmieri, Brian Blade, and Ana Moura appear on these discs. His latest collaborations are with Sara Baras and the Budapest East Gipsy Band. Tim has taught saxophone and composition at The New School, Rutgers, CUNY, and UofT.

Tim Ries plays Francois Louis mouthpieces, reeds, and ligatures and RS Berkely saxophones.