Grant Stewart - tenor
Joe Magnarelli - trumpet
Peter Bernstein - guitar
Spike Wilner - piano
Neal Miner - bass
Joe Strasser - drums
We are proud to announce the release of our new CD Planet Jazz: In Orbit on Sharp Nine Records
Please join us for our upcoming concert dates to celebrate this record release:
Saturday, May 27th & Sunday, May 28th at
183 W. 10th @ 7th ave
Shows at 10:00, 11:30, 1:00 am
Thursday, June 8th at
106th and Broadway
Shows start at 9:00 pm
Planet Jazz is a longstanding, unrecognized sextet that boasts several exceptional soloists and an unusually cogent rhythm section. Two factors distinguish the band from the wealth of talented groups on the New York City straight-ahead jazz scene: A precise ensemble sound honed by a year's worth of regular gigs at Smalls, Mitch Borden's musician-friendly club; and a book comprised largely of tunes by the composer/drummer Johnny Ellis. Best known for his tenure with the Widespread Depression Orchestra, Ellis founded Planet Jazz, and after his untimely death in 1999 the group soldiered on with one of his favorites, Joe Strasser, in the drum chair"--All About Jazz
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