World renowned drummer and educator, John Riley, joins Mike Esneault (p), Bill Grimes (b) and Brad Walker (s) for an explosive night of musical expression. This special night of music may never be repeated and is a Baton Rouge Chorum Hall exclusive. The group will perform compositions derived from John’s extensive work with the world’s greatest jazz artists.
John is a critically acclaimed performer, author and teacher. He has worked with the world's leading Jazz musicians for over 30 years. A three time GRAMMY award winner and 13 time nominee, John has played on hundreds of recordings and at major venues with Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Woody Herman, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Bob Mintzer, The Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and many others.
Supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
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