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Rale Micic Quintet to perform music from album "Serbia"

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Blues Alley will present the Rale Micic Quintet on Wednesday evening, May 31. The quintet is comprised of Rale Micic, guitarist, Tom Harrell, trumpeter, Bob Reynolds, tenor saxophonist, Sean Conly, bassist, and Obed Calvaire, on drums.



Bob Reynolds has been described as “a sophisticated and communicative improvisor, and also a lyrical composer with natural gift for strong melodies."



A 2000 cum laude graduate of Berklee College of Music, he received the Charile Parker Scholarship, the Fredrick Cameron Webber Award, and the Billboard Magazine's prestigious Endowed Scholarship. A three time recipient of ASCAP's Young Jazz Composer Award, his playing is soulful and melodic.



A native of Morristown, NJ, he now is a resident of New York City where he performs regularly when he is not on tour in Jazz performances and festivals throughout the United States, Europe and Japan.



Sean Conly, acoustic bassist, a native of the Kansas City area has resided in New York City since 1994 where he performs and records with the finest jazz artists. He is an active performer, composer and arranger with more than a dozen recordings with such artists as Freddie Hubbard, Regina Carter, Ray Barretto, Michael Franks, Tom Harrell, Andrew Hill, Gregory Tardy, Nicholas Payton, Stefon Harris,Yoron Israel, Eric Lewis, James Moody , Mike Stern, Rick Margitza, Myron Walden, and many others.

Obed Calvaire, on drums has performed with major jazz artists including Wynton Marsalis, Danilo Perez, Bobby Watson, Mark Murphy, and many others as well as large ensembles such as the Village Vanguard Orchestra, the Mingus Big Band and the Bob Mintzer Big Band. He has performed in major jazz festivals such as the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague, and the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal.



Two performances will be given, one at 8pm, the other at 10pm. Reservations for the concert can be obtained by calling Blues Alley at (202) 337-4141. Blues Alley is located in Washington at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

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