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Event details:

Ebbets Field 2012 Concert
Fri., March 02, 2012 – 1:05 PM
Ebbets Field Middle School 352
46 McKeever Place, Brooklyn, NY 11225
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Lineup: Andrew Klein, Danny Grissett, Darrell Green, Jeremy Pelt, Roxy Cross,  

Performer Details:

Andrew Klein — Bass

Andrew Klein

Andrew Klein was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He has studied music under the tutelage of Marcus Belgrave, Harold Mckinney, Rodney Whitaker, and Ben Wolfe. After a number of successful years working rigorously on the Detroit jazz scene Andrew moved to NYC in 2007, where he attended the Juilliard school. In the time since, he has has enjoyed working regularly with some of the world's greatest jazz musicians, including Jeremy Pelt, Walter Blanding Jr., Wess Anderson, Ron Blake, Eli Digibri, and Wycliffe Gordon.

Danny Grissett — Piano

Danny Grissett

Originally from Los Angeles, California, pianist/composer Danny Grissett is a relatively new addition to the New York jazz scene. He started playing the piano at age five, and began studying classically when he turned six. Danny continued his classical training through high school and college, earning his B.A. in Music Education in 1998.  Danny has played with a ‘who’s who’ of jazz musicians including John Heard, George Coleman, Billy Higgins, and more.

Darrell Green — Drums

Darrell Green

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Jeremy Pelt — Trumpet

Jeremy Pelt
Photo by Philippe Levy-Stab

Jeremy Pelt arrived in New York in 1998 after graduating from Berklee College of Music. Once he got there, it wasn't long before he started being noticed by a lot of top musicians in the city. His first professional jazz gig was playing with the Mingus Big Band. That gig lead to many long lasting associations with many of the talent in the band, and a great opportunity for growth. Since his arrival, he has been fortunate enough to play with many of today's and yesterday's jazz luminaries, such as Jimmy Heath, Frank Wess,Charli Persip, Keter Betts, Frank Foster, John Hicks, Ravi Coltrane, Winard Harper, Vincent Herring, Ralph Peterson, Lonnie Plaxico, Cliff Barbaro, Nancy Wilson, Bobby Short, Bobby "Blue" Bland, The Skatalites, Cedar Walton, and many, many more. Jeremy has also been featured in a variety of different bands, including the Roy Hargrove Big Band, The Village Vanguard Orchestra, the Duke Ellington Big Band. Currently, he is member of the Lewis Nash Septet, and The Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band featuring Louis Hayes.

Jeremy Pelt's website
Roxy Cross — Saxophone

Roxy Cross

Originally from Seattle, WA, New York City based Musician and Composer Roxy Coss has performed around the world in places such as Germany and Paris, and festivals including the North Sea, Vienne, and Montreux Jazz Festivals in Europe, IAJE in Toronto, and the JVC - New York Jazz Festival. Amidst winning awards in composition and for outstanding soloist in the Essentially Ellington competition, Currently, she is a member of Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra.  Roxy also leads her own groups, playing at such venues as Smalls and Cecil's Jazz Club.
 

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