Ralph Alessi Quintet at An Die Musik Live

Erin Connelly uploaded this event on January 4, 2020


An Die Musik Live
409 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD


Tue, April 21, 2020
9:30 pm

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Ralph Alessi
Jon Irabagon
saxophone, alto


An individualist with a style and sound all his own... - Downbeat Magazine

Alessi's tone conveys a rounded luminescence, like the moon in full phase... - NY Times

Alessi has "drop-dead trumpet chops and his music is as clean and airy and sophisticated and disciplined as post-modern progressive jazz gets... - Jazz Times

Ralph Alessi, trumpet
Jon Irabagon, sax
Andy Milne, piano
Drew Gress, bass
Mark Ferber, drums

Trumpeter/Composer Ralph Alessi was born in San Francisco,CA, the son of classical trumpeter Joe Alessi and opera singer Maria Leone. After taking degrees in jazz trumpet and bass—he studied under the legendary Charlie Haden at CalArts—he lit out for New York, where he swiftly became an ubiquitous presence on the downtown scene. He's been a frequent collaborator with such notable musicians as Steve Coleman, Jason Moran, Don Byron, Ravi Coltrane, Fred Hersch, Uri Caine and Marc Copland....

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