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Ali Ryerson Trio w/ Sonofarious

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

$15.00 – $25.00
Internationally renowned jazz flutist Ali Ryerson teams up with two of Jacksonville’s top jazz artists,
guitarist Barry Greene and bassist Dennis Marks. Compositions by Thad Jones, Chick Corea and Wes Montgomery will be featured alongside bossa nova pieces from Brazilian masters Ivan Lins, Carlos Lyra and Jobim. Tickets are $25 / $15 for members.
Sonofarious, a unique chamber ensemble from Amelia Island, opens the concert with selections from their varied repertoire.
Ali Ryerson consistently ranks among the top flutists in the prestigious Downbeat Jazz Poll.
With a career spanning over five decades, Ryerson tours and records internationally, having released
over two dozen albums on major labels in the US and abroad, including Concord Records, Capri Records
and Red Baron (for legendary jazz producer Bob Thiele). Ali has worked with numerous jazz greats such
as Red Rodney, Hubert Laws, Roy Haynes, Joe Beck, Kenny Barron, Wynton Marsalis, Frank Wess and
Stephane Grappelli, as well as classical artists Julius Baker and Luciano Pavarotti (while principal flutist
with the Monterey Bay Symphony). Ryerson is a Gemeinhardt artist with an autograph series of flutes.Guitarist Barry Greene is known for his remarkable technical ability and captivating
performances. With a career spanning decades, he has honed his craft and become a respected figure in
the world of jazz music. Barry’s playing is characterized by a blend of technical excellence and emotional
depth, making his music resonate deeply with listeners. A true virtuoso, he has released a collection of
acclaimed albums.

Dennis Marks is considered one of the best bassists on the scene today. He has toured worldwide, most recently as the bassist with legendary trumpeter Arturo Sandoval. Marks has also performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Dave
Liebman, Bob Mintzer, Maynard Ferguson and Pat Metheny. Having released several recordings under his own name, Dennis appears on numerous acclaimed albums by other artists.
Sonofarious performs original compositions and arrangements rooted in folk, classical and theatre. Sonofarious has played in festivals, concerts, fundraisers, church services and intimate celebrations. Group members are Nora Wittman and Marcus Yew (flute), Munsell McPhillips (lever harp), Scott Kessler (electric bass) and Brenda C. Kayne (guitalele and composer/arranger).


June 23
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
$15.00 – $25.00


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