NYC Jazz Meetup Wednesdays
Wednesday, July 27
The Russ Spiegel Jazz Orchestra will feature Justin Wood, Alejandro Alviles, Tim Armacost, Dan Pratt and Frank Basile (Reeds); Colin Brigstocke, James Smith, Andy Gravish, and David Smith (Trumpets); Sara Jacovino, Alex Asher, Andy Hunter and Brandon Moodie (Trombones); Art Hirahara (Piano); Yoshi Waki (Bass); Scott Neuman (Drums) featuring special guest Hendrik Meurkens on Chromatic Harmonica. Russ Spiegel is the composer, arranger, and guitarist.
The 17-man strong Russ Spiegel Jazz Orchestra consists of some of New York's most talented musicians, and between the scintillating arrangements, stellar compositions and amazing musicianship there is something for everyone.
"If you are truly wise, you will transplant this disc from your favorite online CD store, directly into your music collection."
Dan McIntosh, indie-music.com